application connection groups the user, device, and application to create a unique
connection in SAP Control Center, so the registered connection activity can be monitored.
Use SAP Control Center to
manually register an
You can also
reregister an application connection when the
association between the
user, device and application breaks or requires a different pairing.
For more information on registering and reregistering application connections, see
How Connections Are Registered
in Mobile Application
- In the left navigation pane, click the
- In the right administration pane, click the
Application Connections tab.
- Choose an action:
- Click Register to register a new
application connection. Using the Activation Code, this application is then
paired with a user and a device.
- Click Reregister
to associate the application with a new device and user pairing. For
example, reregister the application connection if someone loses their
device. By reregistering the application connection, the user then receives
the same applications and workflows as the previous device.
the client application does not support reregistration, you cannot
reregister the application connection. To determine if the client
application supports reregistration, review the Capabilities properties for the
application connection. If the Application
Supports Client Callable Components property has a value
of False, reregistration is not
- In the Register Application Connection or the Reregister
Application Connection dialog.
- For new device registration only, type the name of the
user that will activate and register the device. For reregistrations or
clones, the same name is used and cannot be changed.
applicable to reregistration.) Select the name of the
template for initial application connection registration. The template
you use supplies initial values in the subsequent fields.
- Default – a default template that you can use
as is, or customize.
- HWC – a default template for
Hybrid Web Container.
Use as is, or customize. If you use the HWC template,
Application ID must be set to HWC.
- Custom - customized templates are listed.
cannot change the application connection template for an application
connection after registration.
- Change the default field values for the template you have
If you are using Relay Server, ensure the correct values are used.
- Application ID-
the application ID registered for the application. The value differs
according to application client type - native application, Hybrid App, or Online Data Proxy client.
See Application ID Overview for
the template you have chosen supplies the Application ID, then this
field is read-only.
Configuration (Registration only) - select the security
configuration relevant for the application connection.
- Logical Role-
(not applicable to reregistration) select the logical role that users
must belong to in order to access the application.
(Registration only) - select the domain to which the application
connection is assigned. A domain is not required for registering
application connections for Hybrid Web Container applications.
value is sent to and used by the device application, and is
automatically derived from the application ID you select. Therefore,
you must set this value correctly when using a domain with an
application ID. If you set a domain, ensure it matches the domain of
the packages needed by the application; otherwise, the application
generates a Package not found error.
- Activation code
length - the number of characters in the activation
expiration- the number of hours the activation code is
- (Optional) Select the check box adjacent to Specify
activation code to enter the code sent to the user in the
activation e-mail. This value can contain letter A - Z (uppercase or lowercase),
numbers 0 - 9, or a combination of both. Acceptable range: 1 to 10
- Click OK
The application is registered or reregistered. SAP applications that
have connections registered with SAP Mobile Server, can
also have licenses counted by SAP License Audit service. For a list of SAP applications
for which licenses are counted, see SAP Applications Tracked with
SAP License Audit
in System Administration