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  1. Preface
  2. Analyst Service
  3. Catalog Service
  4. Content Management Service
  5. Data Integration Service
  6. Data Integration Service Architecture
  7. Data Integration Service Management
  8. Data Integration Service Grid
  9. Data Integration Service Applications
  10. Interactive Data Preparation Service
  11. Enterprise Data Preparation Service
  12. Informatica Cluster Service
  13. Mass Ingestion Service
  14. Metadata Access Service
  15. Metadata Manager Service
  16. Model Repository Service
  17. PowerCenter Integration Service
  18. PowerCenter Integration Service Architecture
  19. High Availability for the PowerCenter Integration Service
  20. PowerCenter Repository Service
  21. PowerCenter Repository Management
  22. PowerExchange Listener Service
  23. PowerExchange Logger Service
  24. SAP BW Service
  25. Search Service
  26. System Services
  27. Test Data Manager Service
  28. Test Data Warehouse Service
  29. Web Services Hub
  30. Application Service Upgrade
  31. Appendix A: Application Service Databases
  32. Appendix B: Connecting to Databases from Windows
  33. Appendix C: Connecting to Databases
  34. Appendix D: 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.