What is the SAP Cloud Platform?
SAP Cloud Platform is a platform as a service developed by SAP SE for creating new applications or extending existing applications in a secure cloud computing environment managed by SAP. The SAP Cloud Platform integrates data and business processes (Source)
Step 1 – Open existing Application and Export App
- Open an existing or create a new application
- Open application Properties (Click on the application Name in the Left upper corner)
- Click on the Icon Download application
Step 2 – Fill out the Metadata (Manifest)
To run the Simplifier application on the SAP Cloud Platform (Cloudfoundry) , you have to provide the following metadata like in the screenshot above
|Key||Example Value||Further Information|
|Server URL||https://p2wr.simplifier.io||Current URL of a public Simplifier Instance for providing Backendservices using our REST APIs like User Management, Business Objects, Connectors|
|Destination||Simplifier||Name of the SCP HTTP Destination (Read more). There is no need to create the Destination before.|
|Version||1.2.3||App Version Number|
|Disk Quota||2g||disk_quota defines the disk space for your app instance (Read more)|
|Number of Instance||1||Number of instances for running your app (Default 1) (Read more)|
|Memory||1g||Memory Limit of your App Instance (Read more). The default memory limit is 1g|
|Route||cfapps.eu10.hana.ondemand.com||Route which matches the path of an incoming request (Read more)|
|Tenant Host Pattern||(.*).api.cf.eu10.hana.ondemand.com(.*)||The Tennant Host Pattern is a string containing a regular expression with a capturing group.
The request host is matched against this regular expression. The value of the first capturing group is used as the tenant subdomain. (Read more)
|Route Source||simpDest||Regular expression that matches an incoming request path.
To ensure the RegEx matches the complete path, wrap it with ^ and $, for example, “^/sap/ui5/1(.*)$”.
A request matches a particular route if its path contains the specified regular expression. (Read more)
Step 3 – Click on the Download Button
Step 4 – Extract Archive on your Client
Extract the downloaded ZIP File on your Client – you will get
- Manifest.yml (Metadata File)
Step 5 – Logon on SAP Cloud Platform
1. Navigate into the Subaccount where you want to deploy the business application
2. Navigate into the Space where you want to deploy the business application
3. Click the Deploy application button
Step 6 – Upload the exported Files to SCP
- Assign the zip file that was contained in the downloaded zip file into the File Location
- Assign the manifest.yml file into the Manifest Location
- Click on Deploy
The upload process takes some time. The App will appear as Down for a while until it is fully staged.
Step 7 – Run the App on SCP
As soon, as the Link to the app turns clickable you can click on it to navigate to the app details page
On the details page click the Link to open the app
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