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Enable SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services

Learn how to enable SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services within a SAP Cloud Platform trial account and how to open the Mobile Services cockpit.

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  • How to enable SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services in your Cloud Foundry or Neo trial account


This tutorial has been executed with Mobile Services in SAP Cloud Platform Cloud Foundry and Neo environment, please switch to either tab according to your environment.

Once SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services is available, you can use its features in your SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS, Android, Mobile development kit and Mobile Cards apps.

Step 1: Open the SAP Cloud Platform cockpit

Make sure you are choosing the right environment platform tab above.

Go to your SAP Cloud Platform cockpit landing page. Click on the Enter Your Trial Account to see your global account.

enter trial account

The global trial account contains one subaccount and space. Navigate to subaccount by clicking on the tile named trial (this name may vary if you created the subaccount manually).

enter subaccount

To get to the space, in which your applications and services live, click on the dev space.

enter space

In the left pane, choose Services > Service Marketplace.

The Service Marketplace is where you can find services to attach to any of your applications. These services are provided by SAP Cloud Platform to create, and produce applications quickly and easily. Once a service has been created, it is known as a service instance.

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Scroll down and then choose any of Mobile tile.

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Choose Support to open SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services Cockpit.

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Organization: Organizations in CF enable collaboration among users and enable grouping of resources.

Space: Cloud Foundry has a standard working environment for individual applications: it is called a space. Spaces are individual working areas, which normally contain a single application.

Choose the relevant Organization and Space from the dropdown list, and then select Open.

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You have now logged in to the SAP Mobile Services cockpit.

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Bookmark the Mobile Services cockpit URL for quick access.

Go to your SAP Cloud Platform cockpit landing page. Scroll down and click Access Neo Trial.

Neo Trial

Click Services in the navigation bar, scroll down until you see the Mobile group then click on the Mobile Services tile.

Mobile Group

If Mobile Services is not enabled, then enable it.

Click on Go to Service to open the Mobile Services cockpit.

Go to ServiceMobile Services Cockpit

Bookmark the Mobile Services cockpit URL for quick access.

Which option doesn't show in Mobile Services cockpit landing page?
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Step 2: Optional: Setup a Connectivity between SAP Web IDE and Mobile Services

Make sure you are choosing the right environment platform tab above.

If you want to use SAP Web IDE Full-Stack service to build Mobile Cards or Mobile development kit based apps connecting to Mobile Services running on Cloud Foundry environment, then you need to follow below step.

Since SAP Web IDE Full-Stack is currently available only in SAP Cloud Platform Neo environment, in order to connect to SAP Cloud Platform Mobile Services on Cloud Foundry environment, you need to create a new destination.

On SAP Cloud Platform cockpit landing page scroll down and click Access Neo Trial.

CF Trial

Click Destinations on the left panel.

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Click New Destination to open a new destination configuration form and provide below information:

Field Value
Name mobileservices_cf
Type HTTP
Description Mobile Services CF
URL please check note below
Proxy Type Internet
Authentication BasicAuthentication
User SCP user id
password SCP password

For URL field, in Mobile Services Cockpit, click Important links on bottom-left side and copy from the section of SAP Cloud Platform SDK Tools the link of Copy AdminAPI to your destination.
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Provide below information for Additional Properties:

Field Value
HandleRedirects false
SkipSSOTokenGenerationWhenNoUser true
WebIDEEnabled true
WebIDEUsage mobile

First two fields need to type manually.

Click Save and then click Check Connection on the newly created Destination to see if everything works.

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Once Mobile Services is enabled, there is a destination named mobileservices gets created in Connectivity under Neo environment.

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