Subscribe to the SAP Launchpad Service
- How to subscribe to SAP Launchpad service
- How to test your SAP Launchpad site
- Step 1
In this tutorial, you will use the SAP Launchpad service to access your CAP service and its UI. Additionally, the SAP Launchpad service provides features like personalization, role-based visibility, theming, and more. You can add multiple applications to one launchpad, including subscribed ones and applications from SAP S/4HANA or SAP BTP.
- Step 2
Enter your Global Account. If you are using a trial account, choose Go To Your Trial Account.
Choose Account Explorer.
In the Subaccounts tab, choose the subaccount where you have deployed your service and application.
Choose Services → Service Marketplace on the left.
Search for the Launchpad Service tile and choose Create.
Keep the default settings for Service and Plan and choose Create.
You have now subscribed to the SAP Launchpad service.
- Step 3
You need to assign your user to the
Launchpad_Adminrole collection, so you don’t get an error accessing the Launchpad Service site later on.
Choose Security → Users on the left.
Choose your user.
Under Role Collections on the right, choose Assign Role Collection and assign the
Launchpad_Adminrole collection to your user.
Open another browser or clear your browser’s cache.
See section Initial Setup in the SAP Launchpad service’s documentation for more details.
- Step 4
Choose Services → Instances and Subscriptions on the left.
Locate the Launchpad Service under Subscriptions and choose Go to Application.
Choose Channel Manager on the left and refresh the
HTML5 Appsentry there.
Content providers aren’t reloaded automatically when you push an app, so it’s important to manually refresh.
Choose Content Manager → Content Explorer and open the content provider
Mitigationsto My Content.
Choose Content Manager → My Content.
In the item list, choose the item
Everyoneis a role that has to be assigned to the
Mitigationsapps so all users can access them.
Choose Edit, click on the search field, assign the
Mitigationsapps to the role, and choose Save.
Navigate back to My Content.
Choose New → Group.
Risk Managementas the title of the group and assign the
Mitigationsapps to it.
This way, you are telling the SAP Launchpad service to display the
Mitigationsapps in a group called
Choose Site Directory → Create Site.
Risk Management Sitefor the site name and choose Create.
The new site gets the
Everyonerole by default, so you don’t have to assign it explicitly. The default site properties are sufficient for the purposes of this tutorial.
- Step 5
Choose Go to site.
You can see the
Risk Managementgroup that includes the
You have launched your
Risksapp through the SAP Launchpad service.
If you choose Go, you will get an error because you haven’t assigned a role collection to your user yet. We’ll do it in the next tutorial.
The result of this tutorial can be found in the
What role is assigned to the `Risks` and `Mitigations` so all users can access them?