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Create a Developer User in SAP BTP ABAP Environment

Requires Customer/Partner License
Create a developer user with the developer role in SAP Business Technology Platform ABAP Environment.
You will learn
  • How to create an employee user
  • How to assign business roles to an employee user
Created by
September 3, 2018


  • You must have an administrator user.
  • Step 1

    To be connected to your system in ADT, expose an ABAP service and consume this service to create a Fiori Application, you will need to have a Developer User with developer role.

  • Step 2

    If you do not have already an existing ADT project, you need to find the URL to the launchpad in the BTP cockpit. For more information see the link. Otherwise you can use the existing project to find out the launchpad link as follows:

    1. Open Eclipse and do right click on your system and navigate to Properties.

      Open Eclipse
    2. Navigate to ABAP Development and copy the System URL.

      System URL
    3. Copy this URL in a browser and change the URL like this:

      Add -web after .abap and /ui at the end of URL.

      Change URL
    4. Login with admin user and password in SAP Fiori Launchpad.

      Login to SAP Fiori Launchpad
  • Step 3

    Navigate to Maintain Employees application.

    Maintain Employees
  • Step 4

    Create a new employee by clicking New

    Create a new employee
  • Step 5
    1. Enter user data and a valid Email address .

      • Employee ID: DEVELOPER_XXX
      • Last Name: DEVELOPER_XXX
      • E-Mail:
    2. Save your changes.

      Enter user data
  • Step 6
    1. Select the newly created entry in the employee list.

    2. Press Create Business User.

      Create business user
  • Step 7
    1. Press Add Business Roles.

      Add business Roles
    2. Select business role Developer and press OK.

      Add business Roles
    3. Save all changes with click on Save.

  • Step 8

    In which application on your SAP Fiori launchpad can you create developer user as an administrator?

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