General Information about Portal Transition
Note that a transition to the Neo environment of SAP Cloud Platform is not recommended anymore starting Q2 2020. The recommended approach is a transition to SAP Cloud Platform Cloud Foundry environment. More information about this topic will follow later in 2020.
Read these two blogs for some concept information:
Watch also this video.
Portal Transition Wiki
Check out this wiki page that covers the most important FAQs, that customers might have, who are considering to start with a cloud strategy for their portal scenarios which will also include moving their Enterprise Portal to SAP Cloud Platform. The wiki page refers mainly to a transition to SAP Cloud Platform Neo environment.
Define Your Portal Strategy
Before you start the transition process, you should think about your portal strategy, decide for example on a full or partial transition. Or you decide to keep running your SAP Enterprise Portal for a while (check out end of maintenance for SAP NetWeaver Java in this SAP note). In the guide SAP Portal Deployment Options which is linked below, you will find recommendations for typical portal scenarios, which might help you with your decision.
Hybrid Scenario: How to Reuse Your Legacy On-Premise SAP Enterprise Portal Content
Many SAP customers have rich implementations of on-premise SAP Enterprise Portal that include many classic UIs such as Web Dynpro ABAP, SAP GUI, BSP, and other applications. To expose their legacy on-premise SAP Enterprise Portal apps on SAP Cloud Platform Portal, customers can configure their SAP Enterprise Portal as a content provider and bypassing a full migation. Note that this feature will only be available starting with SAP Enterprise Portal 7.5 SPS11 release.
- SAP Enterprise Portal as a Content Provider (available for Neo environment on SAP Cloud Platform, also planned for Cloud Foundry environment)
SAP Enterprise Portal offers a migration tool to support the transition process (this tool is valid for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 and higher). This migration tool can be downloaded from SAP Software Download Center and it supports the following iViews types: Web Dynpro ABAP, SAP GUI Transaction, BEx Web Application and Web-Based URLs. Get also familiar with our SAP Partner Egnyte and how they support the migration of Knowledge Management content from SAP Enterprise Portal to the cloud. Note that this tool is available only on the Neo environment of SAP Cloud Platform.
- Content Migration Tool (SAP Documentation)
- Content Migration Tool (Demo Video)
- Learn about Egnyte Connect for Enterprise file sharing and how it is integrated into SAP Cloud Platform Portal
- Watch this webinar recording and get familiar with Egnyte Connect
- Watch this demo video on the migration of KM content from SAP Enterprise Portal to the Cloud
Migration of Universal Worklist to My Inbox
My Inbox is a transactional Fiori app for making important decisions via mobile or desktop devices anywhere and anytime. Using this app, you can process your standard and custom workflow tasks based on the decision options defined in the back-end system.
SAP Business Explorer (BEx) Integration into SAP Cloud Platform Portal
SAP Business Explorer (BEx) is the traditional and native frontend for SAP BW-based reporting, analysis, and business planning. This integration involves the on-premise SAP Enterprise Portal server, so it is relevant for hybrid landscapes.