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The purpose of this post is show how simple is to a complete BW on HANA installation.

This is the fourth of four posts that will help user to complete the installation and BW activation.


This is the fourth post and is focus on the BW installation on a Linux OS.

The OS choice was according to the available resources.

Supported OS information can be find at the following link:

SAP NetWeaver Technology Platform

Technology – SAP Help Portal Page

Step by Step

To start the BW activation will be necessary a system access creation (on the installed system (D02)) by SAPLOGON:

  • On the first system access you need to access with user "SAP*" with defined password on the Netweaver installation.
    • <you will have some performance delay on each transaction at the first access. It will compile every first access.
  • Create an user to system administration. Use user "SAP*" as model.

Logoff to the system and Logon with your new user.

Go to transaction RSA1.


Fulfill the fields "LOG.SYSTEM" and  "NAME".

  • LOGSYSTEM: system technical name
  • NAME: System description



One Request creation screen will appear for a request creation. This is needed because it will change some basis tables.

Create new request (White paper icon).

Fulfill the requested fields.




Duble click on "client" row (s. 001).

Add the "Logical System" (s. D02CLNT001).

Only Activate.


Check the entire guide by links below:

Easy Installation Guide BW on HANA - 1/4

Easy Installation Guide BW on HANA - 2/4

Easy Installation Guide BW on HANA - 3/4

Easy Installation Guide BW on HANA - 4/4