Background documentation SAP GUI for Java 

This GUI runs as Java applet inplace in the browser.

Note

You have to define the corresponding attributes that are needed to open the connection to the SAP System in the system landscape.
For more information see System Landscape and Creating System Objects.

You must provide users with the SAP GUI for Java on the Web server and edit the properties in service file Transaction_Configuration. To do so:

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  1.  Store the installation files for the SAP GUI for Java on the Web server.

  a.  Download the most recent documentation for SAP GUI for Java. You can find it at the following address:
ftp://ftp.sap.com/pub/sapgui/java/

  b.  Unpack the file.

  c.  You can find the necessary information for installing the installation files of the SAP GUI for Java on the Web server in Chapter 8.2 Web Server Installation Web Server Installation.

  d.  Download the SAP GUI for Java files required for the client and the Sun Java plug-in (only for Windows) under ftp://ftp.sap.com/pub/sapgui/java/.

  2.  Edit the properties in service file Transaction_Configuration:

  a.  Choose System Administration System Configuration Service Configuration.

  b.  Choose Portal Catalog Browse.

  c.  Navigate to portal service Transaction_Configuration and go to edit mode.

Note

Service file Transaction_Configuration can be found in subfolder Services of application com.sap.portal.appintegrator.sap.

  d.  Enter the values for the following properties:

§  SAP GUI for Java only: MIME Type of Java Plug-in
Enter the MIME type according to the following convention:
application/x-java-applet;version=<JRE Version>
For more information see
java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/guide/plugin/developer_guide/using_tags.html

§  SAP GUI for Java only: Name of Trace File (optional)
If you activated trace mode (see property
Trace Keys), enter a file name or path for creating the trace file. If this property value is not defined, the trace file will not be saved.

§  SAP GUI for Java only: Trace Keys (optional)
You should only activate trace mode if you encounter problems because it seriously impairs performance. To activate trace mode, enter the required trace keys, separated by colon.
Example
'APPLET:SES:CON:EVENT:CALL'.
If the value is missing, trace mode is not activated.

§  SAP GUI for Java only: URL of Java Plug-in Installation File (optional)
This option is only relevant for the Internet Explorer. Enter a fully-qualified URL that refers to the Java plug-in installation program, followed by the version of the plug-in.
Example:
'http://java.sun.com/products/plugin/autodl/jinstall-1_4-windows-i586.cab#Version=1,4,0,0'

§  SAP GUI for Java only: URL of SAP GUI for Java Installation Directory
Enter a fully-qualified URL that refers to the Java installation directory on the Web Server.
Example:
'http://javagui.my-company.com/install'

  e.  Save your entries and restart the portal service.

 

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