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When calling a provider system, a profile has to be specified. Use the profile created and distributed in the Creating a Profile section. If the profile used in SAP Gateway system is not present in an SAP ERP system, mass configuration of the Web service proxies in service group is not possible. In this case, each Web service proxy can be configured one by one. You can create logical ports manually (see section Checking the Logical Ports you have created below).

To create a System Connection to the Provider system in the Consumer system proceed as follows:

  1. On the Consumer system, open transaction SOAMANAGER.

  2. Navigate to Start of the navigation path Technical Administration tab Next navigation step System Connections End of the navigation path.

  3. Choose New to create a new Provider system.

  4. Enter a name and description for the Provider system, and choose the right profile name.

  5. Choose Next.

  6. Select your Provider system listed in the SLD Identifier field.

    If your Provider system is not in the list, enter a name for your Provider system that uniquely identifies it.

  7. Enter the name of the WSIL URL of your SAP ERP system. See section Start of the navigation path Obtaining WSIL URL of the Provider System  End of the navigation path in Configurations on the SAP ERP System (Provider System) to obtain WSIL URL of the Provider System

  8. Enter all required credentials. Choose Next.

  9. Create a business application named Default.

    An external key is required that identifies the Provider system.

    To get the external key of the Provider system, perform the steps described in the section Obtaining the external key of the Provider system.

  10. In the next steps, choose a configuration that suits your company's requirements and landscape setup.

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Configurations on the SAP Gateway system (Consumer system) for:

OData Channel Scenarios:

Generic Channel Scenarios: