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1.    Introduction

In this blog, I will explain the concept of Product Profiles with some of the commonly used scenario examples.    

SAP Cloud Platform Integration enables you to design Integration Content for multiple runtimes at the same time. Product Profile is a collection of  capabilities(adapters and  flow steps) applicable to a particular variant of the product.

 

Understanding of Product Profiles is recommended for the below mentioned personas:

  • Integration Developer working with Enterprise license capabilities (e.g. AS2, JMS or EDI Flow steps)
  • SAP Partner Adapter Developer trying to build a partner Adapter using Adapter SDK
  • Integration Developer trying to consume Partner Adapters (Creating, Importing and Modifying of Integration Flows)

2  Eclipse: Product Profiles

 

2.1      SAP Cloud Platform Integration ( Default  Profile)

As soon as you install/update your Eclipse tooling with the latest version (from  https://tools.hana.ondemand.com), you can check all the capabilities available in the default SAP Cloud Platform Integration Product Profile by following the steps mentioned below:

a)   You need to navigate to Window-> Preferences-> SAP Cloud Platform Integration and Select Product Profiles

b)    You can find all the available capabilities in the selected Product Profiles screen

NOTE: The default SAP Cloud Platform Integration profile ( shipped along with Eclipse Tooling ) will not have the Enterprise / Partner Adapter capabilities bundled.

 

2.2   SAP Cloud Platform Integration ( Server Profile )

This profile talks about the capabilities available on the connected SAP Cloud Platform Integration

Tenant.

      In order to model Integration flows with these capabilities available on the server , you need to perform the steps mentioned below.

i.  Connect to the tenant operation URL in Integration Operations perspective                                   ii.  Optional: Click on Update Client with latest components from server toolbar                         entry

NOTE: It will take few seconds to download the capabilities to your eclipse workspace.  Restarting the eclipse also downloads the capabilities from server automatically when connected to the server.

 

Once these capabilities are downloaded to your eclipse work space, you can develop integration flows with the capabilities from server also in offline mode.

 

iii.  You can view the additional capabilities ( e.g: Partner adapters, AS2 or JMS ) as shown below

NOTE: AS2 , JMS require you to have Enterprise license for your SAP  Cloud  Platform Integration account

 2.3   Developing Integration Flows for a specific server profile

You are an Integration developer trying to develop Integration flows with the capabilities available

on the server, Follow the steps mentioned below to achieve the same

–   If you want to use the server profile as default profile while creating new Integration Flows, then change the default profile in product profile by selecting the server profile in      Window->Preferences->SAP Cloud Platform Integration->Product Profiles

 

–  You can also change the product profile in Create New project wizard

 

–  If the project is already created or imported from some other work space, you can                             change the product profile in the Integration Project properties as shown below

    NOTE: After changing the profile from the drop down, Do not press Ctrl+S . This will change the selection.

 

3.  Web UI: Product Profiles

You can find all the capabilities in your tenant product profile in Tenant Settings screen.

 NOTE: You need WebToolingSettingsProductProfiles.savetenantconfiguration role for editing the settings. Tenant Administrator would already be containing this role.

 

Whenever any Integration Flow with Enterprise Licensed capabilities ( AS2 or JMS) imported on any tenant with non-Enterprise license, you would see the errors like

   The integration flow contains components which requires an upgrade to your existing SAP Cloud Platform Integration license. Please contact your account executive for further details.

      The component with version is not supported in SAP Cloud Platform Integration profile due to missing license.

 

4.  FAQs

 

Symptom 1) In the Eclipse Designer, I am not able to view AS2, JMS or Partner Adapter in the “Choose Adapter” pop-up

Solution:

  1. You need to select the product profile of the server instead of the default eclipse profile.
  2. If the adapter does not show-up in the browse yet, close and re-open the Integration flow.
  3. Still no luck, Close the integration flow & restart the eclipse work space.

 

Symptom 2) In the Eclipse Designer, I imported an already created integration project, I am getting error

“This component with version is not supported in SAP Cloud Platform Integration profile”

 

 

Solution :

1) Update your eclipse tooling to the latest available. This should solve your issue in case if the issue is with the capabilities related to non-enterprise license.

2) If the issue is with the capabilities that requires enterprise license,follow the steps mentioned

in symptom 1

 

  Symptom 3) I just upgraded my SAP Cloud Platform Integration account license to Enterprise license, still I do not see the new capabilities.

   Solution: Normally it takes 24 hours to activate the enterprise capabilities after license upgrade. Incase if you want it immediately, you can ask the SAP Operations to restart your tenant. After restart of the tenant, you should see the new capabilities.

 

 

 

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