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Creating an SAP ODP Extractor connection

    1. Click Administrator > Connections, and then click New Connection to create a connection.
    The New Connection page appears.
    2. Enter a name for the SAP ODP Extractor connection.
    3. Enter a description for the connection.
    The description can have a maximum length of 255 characters.
    4. Select SAP ODP Extractor as the connection type.
    The SAP ODP Extractor Connector Connection Properties section appears.
    5. Select the name of the runtime environment where you want to run the tasks.
    6. In the Connection section, perform the following tasks based on your requirement:
    1. a. Select from one of the following connection types:
    2. Note: The connection properties appear based on the selected connection type. When you use an SNC connection type, you must configure SNC in both SAP and in the Informatica Secure Agent server.
    3. b. Enter the SAP client number.
    4. c. Enter the SAP language with which you want to establish the connection.
    7. In the System Connection Details section, specify the system connection details based on the type of SAP connection type.
    1. a. If you select the Application Server or the Load Balancing connection type, you must specify the following system details:
    2. b. If you select the Application Server SNC connection or the Load Balancing Server SNC connection, you must specify the following system details:
    8. In the Connection Logon Details section, specify the login details depending on the connection type.
    1. a. If you select the Application Server or Load Balancing Server connection, specify the following SAP credentials:
    2. b. If you select the Application Server SNC Server or Load Balancing Server SNC connection, specify the following connection parameters:
    3. c. SAP Cryptographic Library Path. Specify the path of the SAP Cryptographic library.
    4. You must specify sapcrypto.dll for Windows or libsapcrypto.so for Linux.
    5. d. Use X509 Certificate. Select this option to use the X.509 certificate to log in.
    6. e. X509 Certificate Path or SAP Username. Specify the path of the X509 certificate file with .crt extension if you selected the X509 certificate. Otherwise, specify the SAP user name for which SNC is configured in the SAP server.
    7. f. Additional Parameters. Enter any additional connection parameters that you want to use.
    9. In the Subscriber Details field, specify the subscriber name.
    The subscriber name uniquely identifies the Informatica Secure Agent in the SAP Server. SAP uses this name to define the unique operational delta queue (ODQ) when the Secure Agent reads delta data from ODP.
    10. Click Test Connection to determine if the connection to the SAP S4/HANA system is successful.
    11. Click Save to save the connection.