Connect to GitHub and create an MTA application
Create a Multi Target Project by cloning a repository from GitHub.
- This tutorial is designed for SAP HANA on premise and SAP HANA, express edition. It is not designed for SAP HANA Cloud.
- Proficiency: Beginner
- Step 1
Log in or create an account in Git Hub. Create a new repository:
You can choose any name you want and click on Create Repository:
Once created, click on the Clone or download and copy the URL so you have it handy. Keep this tab open.
- Step 2
Open a new incognito browser on the web browser and enter the following address
https://hxehost:53075. If you get a security warning because the certificate is self-signed, click on Proceed to
You will be routed to the User Account and Authentication service and prompted for your log in. Use user
XSA_DEVand the password you entered during setup:
Once the Web IDE has loaded, you will clone your GitHub repository:
Right-click on the Workspace and then on
Then copy the URL from your Git Hub repository:
Enter your GitHub username and password if prompted:
You should see a single project in your workspace:
- Step 3
You need to set the space for your cloned project.
Right-click on the project and then on Project Settings:
Go into the Space and select
development. Click on Save:
- Step 4
Open the GitHub pane using the button on the right side bar:
Select the master branch and click on Stage all
Enter a comment for the initial commit and click on Commit and Push
You will be prompted for your GitHub account details:
You can do this at any time you want to save your progress into your GitHub repository.
Finally, open the
mta.yamlfile that has been created automatically. Copy the contents in the Code Editor tab and paste them in the box below. Click on validate: