Objective:

Install and configure PowerConnect application for SAP ABAP application server.

General Advice:

Please read these instructions carefully and give attention to every detail. Missing any single step could result in problems later on.

Prerequisites and Preparation

  • Inform yourself about latest and valid software components fitting to your software basis. In case of doubts, contact PowerConnect support: Raising a PowerConnect Support Request.

  • Get all the necessary software packages you need for installation.

  • Consult related documentation resources.

Most Common Issues

Synopsis

In order to establish a connection between the SAP and Splunk we need to install and configure an agent that runs within the SAP system and exports all the monitoring data into Splunk.

There’s some work to be done to facilitate successful data transmission. Please follow these steps:

  1. Import the agent using SAINT

    1. If a hot fix transport is included in the PowerConnect release notes, please import the transport at this point in the process.

  2. Activate BC Sets

  3. Upload PowerConnect roles

  4. Assign PowerConnect roles to users

  5. Configure PowerConnect license

  6. Configure SSL encryption between SAP and Splunk (Optional)

  7. Configuring PowerConnect connection between SAP and Splunk

  8. Post Installation Steps (Optional)

  9. Load HANA DB scripts (Optional)

In case of issues with the PowerConnect agent after installation please refer to the Knowledge Base or the ABAP Troubleshooting Guide.