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Creating simple Fiori launchpad tiles based on an CDS OData Service

By Jerome Monteu Nana

Creating a tile within Fiori Launchpad based on an CDS OData Service

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How to create a tile within Fiori Launchpad

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Step 1: Access the Fiori Launchpad Designer

Access the Fiori Launchpad Designer by opening the welcome page that came with S/4HANA trial landscape.

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From the above welcome page, click on the link (1 in the screenshot above) to access the Login screen of the Fiori Launchpad Designer.

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Start the Fiori Launchpad Logon and log on to the preconfigured system with the following:
- User: S4H
- Password: Welcome1
- Client: 100

Then click the Log On button.

Now you have to append the URL to the Fiori Launchpad Designer to SAP Launchpad URL. The part that needs to be appended is this:

/sap/bc/ui5_ui5/sap/arsrvc_upb_admn/main.html

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Click Enter.

You will now see many tiles because new profiles were already assigned to the user S4H.

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You can open the customization scope by appending the following to the URL :
?scope=CUST

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The Configuration scope can be accessed by appending ?scope=CONF to the URL. It is for system-specific settings.

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Step 2: Assign roles

Now let’s assign some roles to the Business user. To achieve this you have to log in in the SAP GUI (User: SH4, Client: 100, Password:Wecome1)

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After successful login, enter the ABAP transaction su01 (1 in the next screenshot) for user maintenance and click Enter.

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While in the transaction su01 maintain the field User with SH4 (1 in the screenshot)

Now click on the Change button (2 in the screenshot) to maintain fields and add the roles SAP_BR_PURCHASER and SAP_BR_PURCHASING_MANAGER in the tab Roles:

Tab Roles

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Status Roles

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Press the F4 help

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Step 3: Role Name window

Here switch to the tab Roles (1) and maintain the field Single Role

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Maintain the field single role with SAP_BR* (1) and click OK button (see number 2 in the following screenshot).

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On the Tab Single Roles of the window Roles Name, check the lines (see 1 in the screenshot):
SAP_BR_PURCHASER
SAP_BR_PURCHASING_MANAGER
and click on the OK button (2 in the screenshot)

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You should have something like this

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Step 4: Add more roles

Add additional role following the steps described above: SAP_BR_ANALYTICS_SPECIALIST

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Add additional role following the steps described above : SAP_BR_EMPLOYEE

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The following screen shows the role added.

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Add additional role following the steps described above : ZSAP_UI2_ADMIN_700

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The following screen shows the role added.

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Add additional role following the steps described above: ZSAP_UI2_USER_700

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The following screen shows the role added.

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Add additional role following the steps described above : Z_RDS_BR

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The following screen shows the role added.

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Add additional role following the steps described above: Z_RT_ADMIN

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The following screen shows the role added.

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Save the changes you made and close the SAP Logon.

Step 5: Make final checks

Go back to Fiori Launchpad Designer, restart, and log in by clicking on the link (1) to access the Login screen of the Fiori Launchpad Designer.

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While in the Fiori Launchpad Designer you will see several groups related to purchasing Business Roles as well as some groups for creating KPI.

You will also see the group Z_RDS_BCG.

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Next Steps

Building simple tile

Updated 09/13/2017

Time to Complete

15 Min.

Intermediate

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