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Verify that the host on which you are installing SAP Mobile Platform is ready for you to begin the installation.


  1. Verify that the installation host meets minimum system requirements for all SAP Mobile Platform components you are installing.
    See the SAP Product Availability Matrix (PAM) published on SAP site. Search for SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 (search box in the upper-right corner), and select either SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 or SAP Mobile Platform SDK 3.0.
    Note Access to the PAM requires an SAP Service Marketplace login: published on SAP site
    Additional hardware and software requirements for SAP Mobile Platform Server are documented in these SAP Notes:
    • SAP Note 1904213Information published on SAP site provides information about minimum hardware and software requirements for:
      • Web browsers for Management Cockpit
      • JDK
      • Reverse proxies
      • Afaria
      • Introscope
      • LDAP servers
      • Virtual machines.
    • SAP Note 1904620Information published on SAP site provides information about back-end requirements.

    • If you using a Microsoft SQL Server external database, see SAP Note 2216023Information published on non-SAP site.

  2. Verify that you have Administrator privileges on the installation target host.
  3. Shut down all Sybase and SAP software and processes, and associated third-party processes that are running on the installation host.
  4. To accommodate SAP Mobile Platform internal communications, you may need to reconfigure intrusion detection/prevention systems (either hardware- or software-based).
    See Intrusion Detection and Protection Requirements in Landscape Planning and Design.