SAP GUI Expert Mode Setup for Mac OS

To connect to SAP from your Mac OS, you can make use of SAP GUI for Java logon pad expert mode. Although Apple partnered with SAP recently, still there are many compatibility issues when it comes to using SAP in Mac OS. Therefore, many users and SAP experts might prefer running SAP using Windows OS in their Apple Mac.

But there are a few of us who still want to use Mac OS for SAP runtime. With the introduction of SAP GUI For Java, now we are able to run SAP GUI on Mac OS. You can download it for free if you have S-user access to service.sap.com.

To create connections to SAP systems using SAP GUI For Java, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Open SAP GUI For Java and Add New Connection.

Select new connection.

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SAP GUI for java new connection

 

Step 2: Maintain New SAP Connection Properties.

Maintain system description and connection type, then select Expert Mode under Advanced tab.

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SAP GUI for Java Logon Pad Expert Mode

 

Step 3: Configure Connection String in Expert Mode

Maintain connection string in format,

conn=/H/<Application Server>/S/32<instance number>

You can even add additional information such as client and user name as below.

/H/<Application Server>/S/32<instance number>/&clnt=<client number>&user=<user name>

Example:

  • Application server: 00.00.100.01
  • instance number: 00
  • client 200
  • username: Isuruf

Connection string: conn=/H/00.00.100.01/S/3200&clnt=200&user=isuruf

 

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Setup SAP GUI Expert Mode Connection String

 

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SAP GUI for Java

 

 

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