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Linux Part 3: SAP GUI

Hi dears,

This is the part 1 of the Main Linux Agenda to become a SAP Consultant expert enjoying Linux features in our machines or laptops.

Context: for SAP consultants this is an important topic, we agree that SAP GUI is our main tool, maybe we are not going to have the last functionallity such as when we use windows, but we have the application for SAP GUI to work with the main transactions supported in this linux version…

 

SAP GUI

 

a) Download SAP GUI: Link

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b) Install SAP GUI:

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c) Readme:

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d) You can confirm if your java installation was correct:

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e) Successful installation:

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f) SAP GUI:

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g) Configure your access via script line:

Note: follow next great tutorial: https://sapintegrationhub.com/how-to/sap-gui-expert-mode-setup-for-mac-os/

/H/<Application Server>/S/32<instance number>/&clnt=<client number>&user=<user name>

Example:

  • Application server: 00.00.100.01
  • instance number: 00
  • client 200
  • username: Isuruf

Connection string: conn=/H/00.00.100.01/S/3200&clnt=200&user=isuruf

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Next table with parameters that could complement the configuration, the original reference is a commentarie in the following blog: SAP GUI For Java Connection Strings



Parameter	Description
conn	    Connection String of the SAP system.
clnt	    SAP client to fill in on logon screen (for example, “001”)
user	    User name to fill in on logon screen (for example, “guest”)
lang	    Language to fill in on logon screen (for example, “EN”)
tran	    Transaction to start after logon (for example, “BIBS”)

systemName	

When specifying an application server you can provide the               system ID of the R/3 system to allow contacting its message server. This allows you to turn off expert mode after data entry.


sncon	

If set to “true”, Secure Network connections (SNC) is used for this connection (provided that a suitable SNC provider is installed). To be valid this parameter requires sncname to be specified.
sncname	SNC name of the SAP system (for example, “p/secude:CN=example, O=organization, C=DE”). To be valid this parameter requires requires sncon to be specified.


sncqop	

SNC quality of protocol: one of the following numbers:
: Authentication
: Integrity
: Encryption
: Maximum available

manualLogin	

Do not use the automatic login feature of SNC. Require manual login.

cpg	SAP codepage number (for example, “8000” for Japanese Shift-JIS). The default codepage is denoted by “0”

wan	

If set to “true”, WAN optimisations (for low speed connections) are enabled

wp	

Reserved for the mySAP.com workplace

ssot	

Reserved for the use of single sign-on in the mySAP.com workplace

sso2	

Reserved for the use of single sign-on in the mySAP.com workplace
rfcid	

Reserved for dialog RFC usage

h) If you require to open SOAMANAGER or another web transactions, sometimes you will be required to identify the web browser of your preference, so for example, to configure firefox the path is the next:

  1. /usr/bin/firefox

I share you some other references that can be complemented: SAP GUI on linux and  SAP Logon on linux.

 

 

 

Thank you for your attention and if you have more information to complement this knowledge, please share it into the commentaries section!!!…

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