1.5 SAP Environment

Create SAP Environment

Important: We cannot provide any SAP environment for you. Please make sure you have or can provision your own SAP lab environment on AWS (SAP Netweaver ABAP >= 7.51) via one of the following techniques below.

Using SAP CAL

Please use the respective SAP Developer Editions only. Also check the corresponding SAP license terms and conditions!

Prerequisites:

Create IAM User for SAP CAL

Go the AWS console -> IAM and create a new user. Make sure to select programmatic access:

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Add the following policies, as per documentation

  • AmazonEC2FullAccess
  • AmazonVPCFullAccess
  • ReadOnlyAccess
  • AWSAccountUsageReportAccess

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The output should look as follows:

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Once successful, copy and past both access key and secret into a notepad (temporarily only).

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Create CAL Account for AWS

Open cal.sap.com and navigate to ‘Accounts’. Clickt ‘Create Account’:

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Choose ‘Amazon Web Services’ and paste your access key and secret into the respective inputs. Finish the wizard.

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The result should look as follows:

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Start instance

Go and find the SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.51 SP02 on HANA solution and activate it. Then select Create Instance:

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Choose your previously created account and make sure region us-east-1 is selected. Specify a secure password.

Note: This will be your master password for RDP Access as well as SAPGUI access!

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Store your private key as follows - download is not necessary.

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It will take roughly 30 minutes to deploy the system!

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It should switch from Activating to Active:

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Access SAP Environment

Click ‘Connect’ to download the RDP profile. Double click to execute and launch the RDP client.

Note: You will need an RDP Client to access the jump server.

User: Administrator
PW: <MasterPW>

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If not launched automatically, click on the ‘Welcome’ link on the desktop.

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Launch SAPGUI and logon

User: Developer
PW: <MasterPW>

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Create MiniSAP license

Go to TCODE slicense

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Find your active hardware key and copy it to your clipboard

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Within the virtual desktop, go and launch https://go.support.sap.com/minisap/#/minisap to request a new mini sap license

Select your SID e.g. A4H

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and add your personal info as well as hardware key on the bottom.

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Download to disk and click the import license button

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The result should looks as follows:

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➡️ Congratulations, you are good to go!