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Hi experts,

Some body can tell me what I need and how can I go to the Visual Administrator of XI?

Thanks very much for the help!

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You have to set the display env. variable using the command:

"setenv DISPLAY <client ip addr>:0.0"

where <client ip addr> is your local machine's ip address.

and then run the "go.bat" script from the directory \usr\sap\<SAPSID>\<Instance_Name>\j2ee\admin\go.bat

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OK, thanks for the help!, I find this document that show me how can I open the Visual Administrator but when I put this line (echo $DISPLAY ithppbq0:10) the system show me this error: (ksh: DISPLAY: parameter not set).

I paste the document here, is in spanish:

Thanks for the help!

SSH Client (putty, HP Reflection, SecureCRT, etc…)

o En el SSH debes tener el “tunneling” para X11 habilitado.

2. Luego de habilitar “tunneling” y realizar conexión al servidor la variable $DISPLAY debe de estar declarada, ejecutando lo siguiente.



3.Probar si el “tunneling” esta trabajando correctamente.

a. Ejecuta: /usr/bin/X11/xterm

4.Extraer el Xauth ID a un archivo plano.

a. Ejecuta: xauth extract /tmp/ $DISPLAY

b. Ejecuta: chmod 777 /tmp/

5.Ingresar al usuario destino donde deseas usar el grafico.

a. su - usuario01

6.Actualizar Xauth ID del usuario destino.

a. xauth merge /tmp/

7.Verificar lista de conexiones Xserver.

a. Ejecuta: xauth list

i. Output:

$ xauth list

ithppbq0:11 MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 471e19b0e7fe466c7db44b75e1f99294

ithppbq0:12 MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 7603570de4d844544928a7414078421d

ithppbq0:10 MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 bfa9f14b80e5a6017c6aef9bfa3cc1af

ithppbq0:13 MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 fc26b5af92daa98755a8174611109e9a


8.Exportación de la variable DISPLAY en el usuario destino.

a. csh

i. setenv DISPLAY `hostname`:10

b. ksh, sh, o bash

i. export DISPLAY=`hostname`:10

c. Luego de exportar la variable DISPLAY se ejecuta nuevamente el /usr/bin/X11/xterm para validar la configuración.

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Visual Admin is a UserInterface (UI ) tool for all the admin related activities for services etc-

Good thread discussions-



Former Member
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Please check it:

and here is how to log on and where to find it:



Message was edited by: Wojciech Gasiorowski