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Create a Destination on HANA Cloud Platform

By lpareek

Create a Destination to allow HANA Cloud Platform to read/write data

You will learn

Destinations are used for the outbound communication of your application to a remote system (which can be a cloud or on-premise system). You will create a destination by giving it a name, URL of the remote system or service, the authentication type, and some other configuration data.


The data source you will use in this tutorial series is called “Northwind”, which is a publicly accessible OData source hosted by

The data source URL is

  1. Go to and log in to your HCP cockpit.

    HCP log in page
  2. In the left-hand navigation bar, select Connectivity > Destinations then click on New Destination to open a new destination configuration form.

    HCP Destination
  3. Enter/confirm all fields in the Destination configuration section with the information below.

    Field Name Value
    Name Northwind
    Type HTTP
    Description Northwind OData Service
    Proxy Type Internet
    Authentication NoAuthentication

    Add three Additional Properties fields by clicking on the New Property button once for each property.

    Field Name Value
    WebIDEEnabled true
    WebIDESystem Northwind_Data
    WebIDEUsage odata_gen
    Completed HCP destination
  4. Click Save, and that’s it. You are ready for the next step in your tutorial.

Next Steps

Several of the tutorial series create a Northwind destination. To return to your tutorial series, pick the series from the list below:

Updated 12/08/2016

Time to Complete

< 5 min



Next Steps

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