SAP

A software system for enterprise resource planning.

This requires AgilePoint NX OnPremises or AgilePoint NX PrivateCloud.

Integrations and Connectors

AgilePoint NX integrates in these ways with SAP:

  • Activities in Process Builder
  • Lookups in eForm Builder
  • Access tokens
  • SAP Connector

Activities in Process Builder

You can use out-of-the-box activities for SAP to execute actions in process-based apps.

An activity is a functional unit, or task, in a process-based app. Activities that integrate with a third-party system provide access to the API functionality for that system in a simple, point-and-click, form-entry format. This means that you can easily leverage APIs without writing code.

Figure: Process Activities for SAP

Process Activities for SAP

The following activities are available.

  • Begin SAP Transaction
  • Call SAP Function
  • End SAP Transaction

For more information, refer to process activities for SAP in Process Builder:

Lookups in eForm Builder

You can create lookups for SAP in eForm Builder and form-based apps.

A lookup is an automated procedure that retrieves data from an external data source, such as a database or third-party service, to display runtime. For example, you can use a lookup to populate the options in a list on an eForm.

For more information, refer to SAP lookup configuration screens.

Figure: A drop-down list populated from a lookup

A drop-down list populated from a lookup
Figure: Sample lookup configuration screen

Configure Lookup Screen

This image is only one example configuration screen from the Auto-Lookup form control. It does not show all the configuration options, and lookups can be configured and executed in multiple ways. The Auto-Lookup control can perform a lookup for eForms or other controls. However, many other form controls have built-in lookup capabilities — for example, the Drop-Down List form control. For information about how to configure lookups, refer to eForm Controls.

Access Tokens

You can create access tokens for SAP.

An access token is a secure object that stores an endpoint (usually a URL) and authentication credentials to connect to a service or technology. Often this is an external or third-party service, like Salesforce or SharePoint, but access tokens can also connect to an AgilePoint NX enviornment, local database, or other types of technologies. Once an access token is created, application designers can simply select and reuse it, rather than entering the credentials each time they are needed.

For more information, refer to Access Token for SAP.

Figure: SAP Access Token Configuration screen

SAP Access Token Configuration screen

SAP Connector

AgilePoint NX OnPremises uses a custom connector component for SAP.

For more information, refer to:

Related Topics

SAP Documentation

Use these to find third-party vendor documentation for SAP:

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