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You can activate the cache buster for the SAP Fiori launchpad and SAP Fiori apps by using an SICF service.


  1. On the front-end server, start transaction SICF.
  2. Activate the following SICF service:


After activating the SICF service, the launchpad with cache buster can be accessed under any of the following URLs:

  • https://<server>:<port>/sap/bc/ui2/flp/
  • https://<server>:<port>/sap/bc/ui2/flp/index.html
  • https://<server>:<port>/sap/bc/ui2/flp/FioriLaunchpad.html

You can also make the launchpad with cache buster available under other URLs, for example under the previous default URL that you have already rolled out to users in your organization, or under a short URL. For more information, see Customize the Launchpad URL.


Do not create a copy or rename the FioriLaunchpad.html file in the BSP repository.

After activating the cache buster, schedule the Calculation of SAPUI5 Application Index for SAPUI5 Repositories report (/UI5/APP_INDEX_CALCULATE) to run at regular intervals. For more information, see SAPUI5 Application Index.

For addressing a launchpad configuration file for the launchpad with cache buster, use one of the following URLs:
  • https://<server>:<port>/sap/bc/ui2/flp/?sap-ushell-config-url=cfg/sap/<config>.json
  • https://<server>:<port>/sap/bc/ui2/flp/index.html?sap-ushell-config-url=cfg/sap/<config>.json
  • https://<server>:<port>/sap/bc/ui2/flp/FioriLaunchpad.html?sap-ushell-config-url=cfg/sap/<config>.json