Activating Sample Data for ESPM

You can use reference data as a test back end for running sample applications. There are sample applications available on SAP GitHub. The Enterprise Sales and Procurement Model (ESPM) is a simple business model scenario for developing a retail business. It is based on the Enterprise Procurement Model (EPM). In this scenario, the datasource is a JPA model for ESPM Java.


  • A security profile for the namespace 'sap'.
  • Access to SAP GitHub for downloading samples at http://sap.github.ioInformation published on non-SAP site


To activate the sample data for ESPM:


  1. In Management Cockpit, select Start of the navigation path OData Services Next navigation step Services End of the navigation path.
  2. Configure the JPA destination for the ESPM service:
    1. Select the Destinations tab.
    2. Click New and enter:
      Table 4: Configuration Values for New Destination
      Field Description
      Destination Name A destination name of your choice for Espmservice, for example, ESPMDestination
      Destination Type JPA
      <Authentication Type> Basic Authentication
    3. Click Save.
  3. Assign the destination ESPMDestination for the service or for entity sets. See Assigning and Removing Destinations.
  4. Activate the Espmservice service:
    1. Go to the Services tab, and verify that ESPMDestination is the default destination for Espmservice.
    2. Select the Espmservice row and click Activate/Deactivate to activate the Espmservice.