You can provide end users with the option to select SAP GUI and Web Dynpro ABAP applications retrieved from a user menu or SAP menu in the ABAP backend and add them to the launchpad home page
You have installed software component version SAP_UI 750 SP04 or higher or a higher component version.
Contains only those items that the user needs to perform daily tasks
Is assigned by an administrator using role maintenance.
Contains the complete set of functions offered by an SAP system
Is role-independent and therefore displays the same content for all users
Define the list of SAP systems for which SAP Easy Access menu entries should be retrieved.During launchpad runtime, a dialog with the list of defined systems will be displayed. End users select a system to get the SAP Easy Access menu entries displayed as tiles on the launchpad homepage.
Establish connections between frontend server and relevant backend systems.
Activate OData services to retrieve the relevant menu entries from the backend system.
Enable that, during launchpad runtime, users can navigate from the launchpad to the backend applications.
Here is a description of what you need to do in detail:
ABAP connection (type 3):This connection type is used to extract SAP Easy Access menu entries from the back-end server to the front-end server.
Use the following naming convention: <Logical System Alias>_RFC
This connection type is used during the launchpad runtime to start the Web Dynpro applications and SAP GUI transactions from the launchpad.Use the following naming convention: <Logical System Alias>_HTTP or <Logical System Alias>_HTTPS
We recommend to use a HTTPS connection.
Retrieves the menu entries of the SAP menu.
Retrieves the menu entries of the user menu.
For information about activating OData services, see the SAP Gateway Developer Guide at.
For more information, see Adding and Removing Apps.