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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. SAP BW Service
  19. Search Service
  20. System Services
  21. Test Data Manager Service
  22. Web Services Hub
  23. Application Service Upgrade
  24. Application Service Databases
  25. Connecting to Databases from Windows
  26. Connecting to Databases from UNIX
  27. Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

SAP BW Service Properties

SAP BW Service Properties

The following table describes the SAP BW Service properties for PowerCenter:
Property
Description
SAP Destination R Type
DEST entry defined in the
sapnwrfc.ini
file for a connection to an RFC server program.
Edit this property if you have created a different DEST entry in the
sapnwrfc.ini
file for the SAP BW Service.
Retry Period
Number of seconds the SAP BW Service waits before trying to connect to the SAP BW system if a previous connection failed. The SAP BW Service tries to connect five times. Between connection attempts, it waits the number of seconds you specify. After five unsuccessful attempts, the SAP BW Service shuts down.
Default is 5 seconds.
The following table describes the SAP BW Service properties for the Developer tool:
Property
Description
Program ID
Program ID for the logical system 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.
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>
Retry Period
Number of seconds the SAP BW Service waits before trying to connect to the SAP BW system if a previous connection failed. The SAP BW Service tries to connect five times. Between connection attempts, it waits the number of seconds you specify. After five unsuccessful attempts, the SAP BW Service shuts down.
Default is 5 seconds.