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Use

Content usage mode: WSRP application sharing

Applies to: consumers

Note

The functionality described in this topic does not apply to an SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment system without usage type EP Core - Application Portal (EPC).

This topic describes how to create proxy-to-portlet iViews (in the consumer portal) that are based on remote WSRP-compliant portlets or iViews, which are exposed by a non-SAP or SAP NetWeaver producer portal.

Prerequisites
Procedure

You can create proxy-to-portlet iViews using either the Generic Portal Application Layer (GPAL) repositories or the iView wizard. Using GPAL is quicker and the preferred method; however, each method produces the same proxy-to-portlet iView. Note that if you want to create proxy-to-portlet iViews from more than one remote portlet/iView at the same time from the same producer, then you should use the iView wizard.

Creating Proxy-to-Portlet iViews Using GPAL

  1. In the consumer portal, navigate to Start of the navigation path Content Administration Next navigation step Portal Content Management End of the navigation path. The Portal Content Studio is launched.

  2. In the Portal Catalog, navigate to the WSRP Content folder.

  3. In the WSRP Content folder, navigate to the folder of the WSRP connection that corresponds to the remote SAP NetWeaver or non-SAP producer portal on which the target WSRP content resides.

    Note

    The WSRP Content GPAL folder only lists WSRP connections that are registered.

  4. In the Portal Catalog, in the context menu of the remote iViews/portlets, choose Copy .

  5. In the Portal Catalog, in the context menu of the target folder, choose Paste as PCD Object . You must only choose a local PCD folder.

    The PCD Object wizard appears. Complete the wizard. A new semantic object is created in the PCD.

Creating Proxy-to-Portlet iViews Using the iView Wizard

  1. In the consumer portal, navigate to Start of the navigation path Content Administration Next navigation step Portal Content Management End of the navigation path. The Portal Content Studio is launched.

  2. In the Portal Catalog, in the context menu of the target folder, choose Start of the navigation path New Next navigation step iView Next navigation step iView from Template End of the navigation path.

  3. In the iView wizard, do the following in each step:

    Step Name

    Instructions

    Templates Selection

    Choose Proxy-to-Portlet iView (WSRP) .

    Select the Content Producer

    Choose an SAP NetWeaver or non-SAP producer portal on which the target content resides.

    Select the Portlets

    Select the relevant remote iViews/portlets and add them to the Selected Portlet pane.

    To select multiple iViews/portlets, press the Ctrl key.

    Note

    Only registered WSRP connections are listed.

    Summary

    Review the list of iViews/portlets you have selected.

    To make changes, click Back until you reach the relevant step in which you want to make changes.

  4. Click Finish to create a proxy-to-portlet iView for each remote iView or portlet you selected.

Result

You have created a proxy-to-portlet iView based on a remote WSRP-compliant portlet or iView.

Note

The name of each proxy-to-portlet iView is the same as its source portlet or iView. The ID of each proxy-to-portlet iView is taken from the wsrp.portletID field returned by the producer.

To test a proxy-to-portlet iView, right-click it in the Portal Catalog and choose Preview .

You now manage these copied objects as you would with any other local objects; for more information, see Working with Proxy-to-Portlet iViews .