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Before you can use SAP Gateway functionality you have to activate it globally in your system.

You can activate and deactivate SAP Gateway. When you deactivate it, all SAP Gateway OData services stop running, no consumer servers can communicate with it, and an error message is sent to any system that calls for the services.

When you have completed the installation and post-installation configuration described in the sections above, you must activate SAP Gateway.


Before activating SAP Gateway, ensure that you have first installed and configured the consumer server.

Proceed as follows:

  1. 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 Configuration Next navigation step Activate or Deactivate SAP Gateway End of the navigation path and click on the Activity icon.

    A message displays.

  2. Choose Activate.

    A message displays informing you of the current status.

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