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Test SAP HANA, express edition

By Currie

Test your SAP HANA, express edition installation.


You will learn

You’ll learn how to confirm that your SAP HANA, express edition installation is running.

Step 1: Test your server installation

In a terminal, log in as the sid``adm user.

Enter HDB info. The following services must be running:

  • hdbnameserver
  • hdbcompileserver
  • hdbwebdispatcher

If any services are not running, enter HDB start. When the prompt returns, the system is started.

Check that the XSEngine is running. Open a browser and enter:


A success page displays:

Step 2: (Optional) Test Your Installation Using the HANA Eclipse Plugin

Download Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers from to your local file system.

Follow the Eclipse installer prompts.

Launch when prompted, or go to the Eclipse folder (example: C:\Users\path\eclipse\jee-neon) and run the eclipse executable file.

Follow the tutorial How to download and install the HANA Eclipse plugin to connect to your SAP HANA, express edition client machine.

Updated 09/06/2018

Time to Complete

10 Min.



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