Connections to on-premises sources used for data flows and other connection features require Cloud Connector to act as link between SAP Datasphere and the source. Before creating the connection, the Cloud Connector requires an appropriate setup.
Note: If your BTP Subaccount (Where Datasphere installed) already mapped with cloud connectors also again you must need to do some special configurations for this datasphere (Since Datasphere will have it's own subaccountID).
Following are the steps required to followed
Collect the required details
Create/Configure SAP Datasphere subaccount in SAP Cloud Connectors
Add SAP Cloud Connector Location ID's in SAP Datasphere
Create Connection by using SAP Cloud Connectors Location ID
1. Collect the required details
To setup SAP Cloud connectors in Datasphere you must require below details:
c.Subaccount User & Password
Follow below Procedure to collect above details
To see this details user should be part of any one of this roles DW Administrator,System Owner.
Go to Expand Navigation bar ==>System==>Administration
Select Data Source configuration tab and Under SAP BTP Core Account section you will here Subaccount ID ,Region Host & Subaccount User information.
All this details was created while deploy/configure the SAP Datasphere
2.Create/Configure SAP Datasphere subaccount in SAP Cloud Connectors
Please make sure you must have SAP Cloud Connectors admin Privileges to perform this configuration
Follow below procedure to configure SAP Datasphere subaccount in SAP Cloud Connectors.
Open Cloud Connector AdministrationWindow Go to Connectors Click on Add Subaccount.
Select a Region, Subaccount <add here Datasphere SubaccountID> , Display Name <Can be anything you can define your own names also>, Subaccount User & Password , Location ID
Click Save, once mapping is completed you could see the details like below
3.Add SAP Cloud Connector Location ID's in SAP Datasphere
To use SAP Cloud Connector location ID’s into your connectivity management you must add SAP Cloud Connectors location ID’s into your Datasphere.
Follow below procedure to add SAP Cloud Connector Location ID's in SAP Datasphere:
Go to SAP Datasphere Expand Navigation bar ==>System==>Administration
Select Data Source configuration tab and under On-Prime Data Sources section click on (+) Add a new location & add your SAP Cloud Connector Location Id and then click create . Like this you can add multiple SAP Cloud connectors location Id's.
4.Create Connection by using SAP Cloud Connectors Location ID
you can choose/use this SAP Cloud Connector Location Id's only for on -prime Systems connectivity.
Follow below procedure how to use/select this SAP Cloud Connectors Location ID in connections.
Once you have Choose the connection category as a On-Prime you will see Cloud Connector section on connection configurations details and then select true as a Use Cloud Connector and select/choose your SAP Cloud Connector Location Id.
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This blog post is intended to provide a quick information to set up SAP Cloud Connectors & Connect On-Prime systems within the SAP Datasphere. The above procedure serves only as a recommendation and orientation.
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