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The following products are required:

  • SAP Smart Business foundation component 1.0 (SAP ANALYTICS FOUNDATION 1.0)

    The following software component versions that are relevant for APF are included in this product and installed automatically:

    • HANA CONTENT HBA APF CORE 100 (technical name: HCO_HBA_R_APF_CORE)

      This component contains the SAP HANA server part of APF.

    • UISAFND1 100 (technical name: UISAFND1)

      This component contains the Fiori content for the APF Configuration Modeler.


    This product is also included in all SAP Smart Business products.

  • SAP HANA appliance software SPS08 or higher.

APF and the APF Configuration Modeler only support the consumption of OData Version 2.0 services provided on SAP HANA extended application services (SAP HANA XS).

All required OData services must exist and must fulfill the following requirements:

  • The service definition must contain:
    annotations {
        enable OData4SAP;
  • For each entity set you must specify the key words “aggregates always”.

    In addition, for each entity set that corresponds to an analytical query view, the statement “keys generate local” must be included.


    service  {
        "sap.hba.ecc/YearMonthQuery.calculationview" as "YearMonthQueryResults"
            keys generate local "GenID"       
            aggregates always;
Installation of APF on the Front-End Server

APF is part of the User Interface Add-On 1.0 forSAP NetWeaver.

Implementation of Fiori Content for APF

The following catalog, group, and role are relevant for the APF Configuration Modeler:

  • Catalog SAP_APF_DT_TC_A
  • Group SAP_APF_DT_TCG_A

The following catalog and role are relevant for the generic runtime application:

  • Catalog SAP_APF_RT_TC_A
Implementation of SAP HANA Content for APF

The following role is relevant for the APF Configuration Modeler:

  • sap.hba.r.apf.core.roles:AnalyticalConfiguration

The following role is relevant for all APF-based applications :

  • sap.hba.r.apf.core.roles::AnalysisPath