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  1. Preface
  2. Analyst Service
  3. Content Management Service
  4. Data Integration Service
  5. Data Integration Service Architecture
  6. Data Integration Service Management
  7. Data Integration Service Grid
  8. Data Integration Service Applications
  9. Metadata Manager Service
  10. Model Repository Service
  11. PowerCenter Integration Service
  12. PowerCenter Integration Service Architecture
  13. High Availability for the PowerCenter Integration Service
  14. PowerCenter Repository Service
  15. PowerCenter Repository Management
  16. PowerExchange Listener Service
  17. PowerExchange Logger Service
  18. Reporting Service
  19. Reporting and Dashboards Service
  20. SAP BW Service
  21. Search Service
  22. System Services
  23. Test Data Manager Service
  24. Web Services Hub
  25. Application Service Upgrade
  26. Application Service Databases
  27. Connecting to Databases from Windows
  28. Connecting to Databases from UNIX
  29. Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

Creating the SAP BW Service

Creating the SAP BW Service

Create an SAP BW Service when you want to read data from or write data to SAP BW. Use the Administrator tool to create the SAP BW Service.
  1. Log in to the Administrator tool.
  2. In the Domain Navigator, select the domain.
  3. Perform one of the following steps:
    • To create an SAP BW Service for PowerCenter, click
      Actions
      New
      PowerCenter SAP BW Service
      . The
      New PowerCenter SAP BW Service
      window appears.
    • To create an SAP BW Service for the Developer tool, click
      Actions
      New
      SAP BW Service
      . The
      New SAP BW Service
      window appears.
  4. Configure the SAP BW Service properties.
    The following table describes the information that you must enter when you create an SAP BW Service for PowerCenter:
    Property
    Description
    Name
    Name of the SAP BW Service.
    The characters must be compatible with the code page of the associated repository. The name is not case sensitive and must be unique within the domain. It cannot exceed 128 characters or begin with @. It also cannot contain spaces or the following special characters:
    ` ~ % ^ * + = { } \ ; : ' " / ? . , < > | ! ( ) ] [
    Description
    Description of the SAP BW Service.
    The description cannot exceed 765 characters.
    Location
    Name of the domain and folder in which the Administrator tool must create the SAP BW Service. By default, the Administrator tool creates the SAP BW Service in the domain where you are connected. Click
    Browse
    to select a new folder in the domain.
    License
    License file.
    Node
    Node on which the SAP BW Service must run.
    SAP Destination R Type
    DEST entry defined in the
    sapnwrfc.ini
    file to connect to the SAP BW Service.
    Associated Integration Service
    The PowerCenter Integration Service that you want to associate with the SAP BW Service.
    Repository User Name
    Account used to access the repository.
    Repository Password
    Password for the user.
    If secure communication is enabled for the domain, you do not need to specify the repository password.
    Security Domain
    Security domain for the user. Appears when the Informatica domain contains an LDAP security domain.
    The following table describes the information that you must enter when you create an SAP BW Service for the Developer tool:
    Property
    Description
    Name
    Name of the SAP BW Service.
    The characters must be compatible with the code page of the associated repository. The name is not case sensitive and must be unique within the domain. It cannot exceed 128 characters or begin with @. It also cannot contain spaces or the following special characters:
    ` ~ % ^ * + = { } \ ; : ' " / ? . , < > | ! ( ) ] [
    Description
    Description of the SAP BW Service.
    The description cannot exceed 765 characters.
    Location
    Name of the domain and folder in which the Administrator tool must create the SAP BW Service. By default, the Administrator tool creates the SAP BW Service in the domain where you are connected. Click
    Browse
    to select a new folder in the domain.
    License
    License file.
    Node
    Node on which the SAP BW Service must run.
    Program ID
    Program ID for the logical system that you create in SAP BW for the SAP BW Service.
    The Program ID in SAP BW must match this parameter, including case.
    Gateway Host
    Host name of the SAP gateway.
    Gateway Server
    Server name of the SAP gateway.
    SAP Connection
    SAP connection that you want to use.
    Specify a connection to a specific SAP application server or an SAP load balancing connection.
    Trace
    Use this option to track the JCo calls that the SAP system makes. SAP stores the information about the JCo calls in a trace file.
    Specify one of the following values:
    • 0. Off
    • 1. Full
    Default is 0.
    You can access the trace files from the following directory on the machine where you installed the Informatica services:
    <Informatica installation directory>/tomcat/bin
    Other Connection Parameters
    Enter any other connection parameter that you want to use.
    Use the following format:
    <parameter name>=<value>
    Associated Data Integration Service
    The Data Integration Service that you want to associate with the SAP BW Service.
    Repository User Name
    Account used to access the repository.
    Repository Password
    Password for the user.
    If secure communication is enabled for the domain, you do not need to specify the repository password.
  5. Click
    OK
    .
    The SAP BW Service is created.