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Start your free trial for SAP Cloud Platform Launchpad

Following the announcement about the new SAP Cloud Platform Launchpad service, I’m happy to update about the availability of the Launchpad service in the Cloud Platform Trial environment, allowing you to build your Launchpad site, free of charge, on the public trial environment.

Enable your trial account in three simple steps:

  1. Create a Cloud Platform Trial account though the following link
  2. Activate the Launchpad service
  3. Assign the Launchpad_Admin role to your User

Done! You can start using the Launchpad service in your trial account.

What’s next?

You can now build your first Launchpad Site, develop & integrate UI5 apps, integrate remote apps (e.g. Web Dynpro ABAP, SAP Gui for HTML), brand the launchpad, and more.


  • I highly recommended using the ES5 system, connect to your trial account and configure tiles
  • If you already have an existing Cloud Platform Trial account, before activating the service you’ll have to configure Launchpad entitlement for your trial subaccount
  • A step-by-step mission which will guide you through the process how to configure the Launchpad will be published in the coming week – stay tuned (I’ll update this blog once it is published)
  • Note that as we introduce the Launchpad service to the Cloud Platform trial, we plan to remove the portal service from the trial environment during September

Let’s go! It’s learning time…

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    • Hi Aviad,

      thanks for the helpful blog.

      I was trying to complete the starter scenario “Deliver Your First SAP Fiori Launchpad Site” but the Launchpad Service does not show in my trial, therefore I can not subscribe to it.

      Only the Portal service is shown as alternative. Is there another way to activate this?

      Thanks for your support.


  • Looks promising. Is there a document describing the architecture?

    Also interested to understand how it caters the differences in login id of end users across different systems. Like for example khush123.bafna in Active directory and 19988227 as SAP login id. Currently we use SAP portal for single sinn on using AD id and map if with SAP id in portal itself.

    Thanks in advance.


    Khush Bafna.

  • Hello,

    when i start the launchpad i get the message since last week:
    Die Website wurde leider nicht gefunden.
    Bitte wenden Sie sich an Ihren Website-Administrator, um Unterstützung zu erhalten.
    in english:Unfortunately the website was not found.
    Please contact your website administrator for assistance.
    I unsubscribe the launchpad (all data where delete) and subscribe new - the same problem.
    How can i start the launchpad?
    Thanks in advance
    • I checked in my trial account (in EU10) and it works as expected. I also didn’t hear about this issue from other people.

      Can you try to close/delete your trial and open a new trial account? Not a nice work around – but maybe it will help in your case.

      Please let me know.