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Sailing Smooth With API Management – Pt-1

November is always bundled with wisdom (#TechEd Sessions) and nice gestures – giving us an opportunity to express our gratitude (#thanksgiving). Thanks to TechEd and all SCN community members for their contribution.

Well said, “Intelligent Enterprises Are Integrated EnterprisesSAP’s Cloud Integration 2021 Highlights Bearing this as a mission statement; am coming up with a series on API Management. There are already lot of blogs and articles over SCN on API Management – do checkout for more details (few of the latest).

Link Topic & Author

SAP Integration Suite Free Tier is Now Available on SAP BTP

By: Gautham Krishna

SAP API Management: Discover APIs ****

By: Shruthi M Arjun

Step towards building API based integrations

By: Deepak G DeshPande

Blog Series

By: Divya Mary

Why am I coming up with these series since already plenty of good articles are available?

Since a lot being offered by SAP now; new and open additions to the offerings have given opportunity for self-explore to customers and partners. Am trying to simplify my learning experience in a sequential mode (with a series of articles).

Who can follow these?

Any technical or functional consultant (SAP & Non-SAP) – ABAPERS, Integration consultants (PO/CPI/Boomi/Any), UI/UX consultants, SaaS (SuccessFactors/Fieldglass/Concur/Any), JAVA etc. Sky is the limit.

“APIs are small building blocks to build meaningful big” 


APIs are lying




API Management helps to Govern, Publish & Promote APIs in a secure and scalable environment


Setting Up API Management Services On Cloud Foundry (Trial Account)

  • Sign up for free trial account New Customers -> Contact us
    • Fill the form with basic details and submit
    • Select the region that is closer to you (Home – Global Accounts) -> “Create Account”


Select region and create account


  • Welcome to SAP BTP Trial
    • Go to your trial account (valid for 365 days)Go%20to%20your%20trial%20account
    • Go to Services -> Service Marketplace and create search “Integration Suite”Create%20service
    • Select the capability (for APM – “Design, Develop and Mange APIs”)Activate%20capability


  • Add Roles  Assigning User Roles  
    • Navigate to your subaccount & create a new role collection and add below roles
      • APIManagement.Selfservice.Administrator (to access API Portal UI & services)
      • AuthGroup.SelfService.Admin (for API Business Hub Enterprise onboarding)


  • Launch SAP Integration Suite  (Services -> Instances and Subscriptions -> Go to Application) 
  • Launch API Management (Manage Capability)  – Get the links (API Portal and API Business Hub)




  • Launch API Portal


  • Launch API Business Hub  



With this we are all set with the “trial account setup for API Management – Cloud Foundry”.

Refer next blog on POC – Registering CPI SOAP Service

POC – Registering external OData service (Northwind Service)

POC – Registering SuccessFactors OData service (through API Management)

Any question or feedback will be appreciated!


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