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You have created a system alias for the SAP Business Suite system.


You use this procedure to activate the process service for an SAP Business Suite system. This enables a user to retrieve and use process definition and instance information.


  1. Log on to the SAP Gateway system.
  2. In transaction SPRO open the SAP Reference IMG and navigate to Start of the navigation path SAP NetWeaver Next navigation step SAP Gateway Next navigation step OData Channel Next navigation step Administration Next navigation step General Settings End of the navigation path.
  3. Click the Activate and Maintain Services activity icon.
  4. In the Service Catalog section, check if the ZPGW technical service name exists.
  5. If ZPGW exists, perform the following substeps:
    1. Select the ZPGW service.

    2. Choose System Alias.

    3. Choose New Entries.

    4. In the Service Doc. Identifier field, enter ZPGW_0001.

    5. In the SAP System Alias field, select the alias of the provider system.

  6. If ZPGW does not exist, perform the following substeps:
    1. Choose Add Service.

    2. In the System Alias field, select the alias of your provider system.

    3. Press Enter.

    4. Select the entry with technical service name /IWPGW/PGW.

    5. In the Package field, enter $TMP.

    6. Choose Continue.

  7. Save your settings.