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Install the Optional SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer Package for SAP HANA, express edition

By Currie

If you installed the Applications package, you have the option of installing the SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer (SAP EA Designer) tool.

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You will learn how to download, install, and configure the eadesigner.tgz SAP EA Designer package.


SAP EA Designer lets you capture, analyze, and present your organization’s landscapes, strategies, requirements, processes, data, and other artifacts in a shared environment. Using industry-standard notations and techniques, organizations can leverage rich metadata and use models and diagrams to drive understanding and promote shared outcomes in creating innovative systems, information sets, and processes to support goals and capabilities.

SAP EA Designer is a separate download in the Download Manager.

In this procedure you’ll download the SAP EA Designer package (eadesigner.tgz) using the built-in Download Manager (Console Mode), extract the package, and run the installation script.

Note:
Use the server’s built-in Download Manager (Console Mode) for Linux to download eadesigner.tgz. When logged-in as hxeadm, you can access the download manager (HXEDownloadManager_linux.bin) in directory /usr/sap/HXE/home/bin.

Step 1: Download `eadesigner.tgz` using the built-in Download Manager.

Navigate to /usr/sap/HXE/home/bin:

/usr/sap/HXE/home/bin

Enter the following command:

HXEDownloadManager_linux.bin linuxx86_64 installer eadesigner.tgz
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Step 2: Navigate to the `Downloads` directory.

Enter:

cd /usr/sap/HXE/home/Downloads
Step 3: View the contents of the `Downloads` directory to confirm `eadesigner.tgz` exists.

Enter:

ls
Step 4: Extract the file.

Enter:

tar -xvzf eadesigner.tgz
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Step 5: Navigate to the `HANA_EXPRESS_20` directory.

Enter:

cd HANA_EXPRESS_20
Step 6: Run the installation script.

Enter:

sh ./install_eadesigner.sh

Installation begins.

Step 7: Follow the installation prompts.

When prompted for passwords, enter the master password you specified when you installed SAP HANA 2.0, express edition.

Step 8: Complete the installation.

When prompted to Proceed with installation, enter Y. Wait for installation to finish.

A success message displays when installation completes.

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Step 9: Log in.
  • Note the URL for eadesigner.

  • Launch a web browser on your laptop and enter the URL in your web browser address bar. The SAP EA Designer login page displays.

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  • Click Login with your XSA User on this logon page.

  • Enter XSA_ADMIN user and password. You are logged in as administrator of SAP EA Designer.

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Updated 04/17/2018

Time to Complete

15 min

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