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Create an SAP BTP ABAP Environment Trial User

Create a trial user and ABAP cloud project with SAP BTP ABAP environment.
You will learn
  • How to create a trial user
  • How to create an ABAP Cloud project
mervey45Merve TemelDecember 5, 2022


You should have a subaccount on Cloud Foundry Trial with US East (VA) - AWS as region. The ABAP environment service is currently not available for Singapore - Azure.

This tutorial is part of a 3-part series of SAP BTP, ABAP Environment tutorials, each of which will earn you a badge:

  • Step 1
    1. In your web browser, open the SAP BTP trial cockpit.

    2. Navigate to the trial global account by clicking Go To Your Trial Account.

      Trial global account

      If this is your first time accessing your trial account, you’ll have to configure your account by choosing a region. Please select US East (VA) as a region. Your user profile will be set up for you automatically.

      Wait till your account is set up and ready to go. Your global account, your subaccount, your organization, and your space are launched. This may take a couple of minutes.

      Choose Continue.

      Account setup
    3. From your global account page, choose Boosters on the left side.

      Select ABAP Trial
    4. Search the Prepare an Account for ABAP Trial tile and press Start to start your booster.
      If you already created a service instance and service key, then please skip this step and move on with Step 2.
      Only one service instance can be created at a time.

      Select ABAP Trial
    5. Now the service instance and service key will be created for the ABAP trial user. The service key can be found inside the service instance.

      Select ABAP Trial
    6. The booster is now executed successfully. Download your service key for later use.

      Select ABAP Trial
  • Step 2

    Open Eclipse. Make sure you have installed ADT in your Eclipse. Find here the Eclipse installation instruction.

    Create service definition
  • Step 3
    1. Select File > New > Other > ABAP Cloud Project and click Next >.

      Create ABAP cloud project
    2. Select SAP BTP ABAP Environment > Use a Service Key and click Next >.

      Create ABAP cloud project
    3. Import your service key and click Next >.

      Create ABAP cloud project
    4. Click Open Logon Page in Browser.

      Create ABAP cloud project

      Hint: If you are already logged on in the default browser with a user which you do not want to use for this project, then use the Copy Logon URL to Clipboard option and paste the URL in a browser started in private or incognito mode or a non defaulted browser.

    5. Now you’ve been authenticated automatically. Provide your credentials if requested. The credentials are the same you used to create your trial account on SAP BTP.

      Go back to ADT.

      Create ABAP cloud project

      Click Finish.

    6. Your trial system appears on the project explorer.

      Create ABAP cloud project
  • Step 4

    After completing this mission, you might be interested in the next in the series: Create and Expose a CDS-Based Data Model With SAP BTP ABAP Environment

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