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COREY PEARSON
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CHAVONE JACOBS
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SAP Portal 7.3 Ramp
-
Up Experience, Quick
Comparison between EP 7.0 and 7.3
Orhan Ozalp
Director of SAP Development at
Interpublic Group
Aravinda B Boyapati
SAP Portal Competency Lead at
Intelligroup
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Learning Points

Learn about EP 7.3 architecture details, technical components
which can be selected at the time of installation

Learn about EP 7.3 New Functionalities

EP 7.3 Live demo experience
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Return on Investment

Provides overview of SAP EP 7.3 functionalities and technical
architectural differences between EP 7.0 and EP 7.3. Speed up
your technical/functional upgrade timelines
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Terminology

EP

Enterprise Portal

BOBJ

Business Objects

FPN

Federated Portal Network

NWA

Netweaver Administrator

ADS

Adobe Document Services

CE

Composite Environment

BPM

Business Process Management

BRM

Business Rules Management

DI

Development Infrastructure

NWDS

Netweaver Developer Studio
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Agenda

About IPG

IPG SAP Journey & Landscape

EP 7.3 Ramp up Project Scope & Team Composition

EP 7.3 PAM (Product Availability Matrix)

Key Differences between EP 7.0 and 7.3 in the areas of

Architecture

Screen Elements

Content Administration

System Administration

User Administration

Performance

Administration Tools

Security & Role Design

Branding

NWDI

Ajax Framework Page

Webpage Composer

Mashups

RSS Feeds

KM & Collaboration
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About IPG
4,500 CLIENTS
| 100+ COUNTRIES | 41,000 EMPLOYEES |
$6 BILLION 2009 REVENUE
Best
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in
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class marketing services providers
Industry’s largest provider of integrated, global marketing
programs
Two global media networks and a spectrum of specialist
media companies
Modern global agency model combines accountability with
creativity under single P&L
High
-
value ideas in high
-
growth markets
Exceptional group of independent agencies
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About IPG
CREATING NEW AGENCY IMPERATIVES
Digital consumers
Cross
-
platform integration
Collaboration across boundaries
Professional services models
Client profitability metrics
Resource management metrics
Increase efficiency
Leverage technology
Present flexible offerings
Present “one face” to our clients
Leverage strengths
Economies of scale
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IPG ERP Journey
1998
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2001
SAP 3.1H
SAP 3.1H
SAP 3.1H
2002
-
2005
SAP 4.6c
SAP 4.6c
SAP 4.6c
2006
-
2010
SAP Enterprise
SAP BW 3.5
SAP Enterprise
SAP BW 3.5
SAP ECC 6.0
SAP BW 3.5
SAP ECC 6.0
SAP BW 3.5
20011
-
2015
SAP ECC 6.0
BW 7.0/ BI 4.0
SAP NW 7.3
PPM 5.0/ BPC
APAC
EMEA
LATAM
NA
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IPG NetWeaver Landscape
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EP 7.3 Ramp
-
Up Project Scope
Project Scope:

Test ride the new version of SAP EP 7.3

Evaluate the new/ improved portal functionality and integration

Web Page Composer and mash
-
ups

Widget Gallery

Business Object Integration

RSS Support

Security (SAP back
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end Role integration)

In the light of the findings, revisit the company’s business
transaction portal strategy (i.e. assess the feasibility of replacing
SharePoint portal with SAP EP)
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EP 7.3 Ramp
-
Up Team Composition
Project Management
IPG
Portal Development
(IPG/ ITG)
BOBJ Report Dev
IPG
Basis
IPG
Security
IPG
Ramp
-
up Coach
SAP
Project Advisor
ITG
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Navigation and Transaction Integration
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Personalization
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Widget Galery
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RSS Feeds
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Mash
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ups
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Mash
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ups
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BOBJ Integration

BI Launch pad
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BOBJ Integration
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EP 7.3 PAM (Product Availability Matrix)

Window 2008, AIX, HP
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UX, Solaris, Linux : 64 bit Only

JVM 6 Only

Developer Workspace

Windows XP, Vista, 7(SP 3)

IE 6 Not Supported

IE 7 & 8 Support for

Webdynpro, ITS, BSP, Adobe Forms, BEX Web, NWBS 3.0, Visual
Composer Runtime & Design Time

Mozilla Firefox & Safari Support for
Webdynpro, ITS, BSP
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EP 7.3
-
Usage Types
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EP 7.3 PAM (Product Availability Matrix) …
Important Notes
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Main Browser Note for NW 7.3
1533256
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No Browser Support for Microsoft IE 6 in SAP Netweaver 7.3
1485525
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No Adobe Reader support for Firefox 3.x on MacOS
1446519
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Safari Restrictions for Unified Rendering and ACF
1115332
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Web Dynpro Flash Islands Requirements
1347768
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Web Dynpro and Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 8.0
1384060
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Interactive forms in webdynpro and Microsoft Internet Explorer
Version 8.0
1090464
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Interactive Forms
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Web Dynpro Java
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Limitations/Recommendation
1089062
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FireFox Limitations for Unified Rendering and ACF
1029680
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BEx Web applications Java: Limiations for Firefox
1016683
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ACF controls on Vista
990763
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HTMLB Handling of Internet Explorer 7
990034
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Firefox browser for end users
957075
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FireFox Limitations for Theme Editor
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Architecture Differences between EP 7.0 and 7.3

AJAX Framework

Default

Enhanced Wiki’s & Forums
are included in EP 7.3 as a add
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on. No
Special license is required

Mashups

J2EE 5 / JAVA SE 6

EP / CE Can be installed in same instance

No support for PAR files
. All portal applications are now EAR
(Enterprise Archive) based

Visual Admin is no longer available
and is completely replaced with
NWA (Netweaver Administrator)

Enterprise Workspaces are not available for EP 7.3 as of 04/06/2011

SAML 1.1/2.0 Support for SSO mechanism
(SAP Recommendation for
SSO)

JSR 168/286 support for remote portlets integration

New Navigation API’s for cross system navigation

Browser back button
still an issue EP 7.3
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Screen Elements
EP 7.3 Screen Elements
Content
Area
Header Area
Navigati
on
Panel
AFP Widgets
Masthead
Content Area
Toolbar
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Content Administration

What’s New

Portal display
work set now part of
content administration role . This allows
content administrators to create new
portal themes, configure framework pages.
Note
: Desktop & Display roles iview is
still part of system administration

Framework page Configuration

Select/Change framework page

Show/Hide masthead links

How/Hide toolbar links

Set number of levels for in top levels
navigation

Configure menu links (History, favorites
etc..)

Configure navigation panel mode (default or
contextual)

Configure personalization settings

Logo / Splash screen configuration
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Content Administration

What’s New

Configurable Overview
page allows
to add, edit, delete
easy accessible links
(GAPL) Generic Portal Application
Layer for all locally deployed
applications such as Java webdynpro,
portlets, Portal Applications et..
My Objects used for frequently used folders can
be added to „My Objects‟ for easy access
My Open Changelists consists of all the portal
objects which are changed. This feature will help
to find all the changed objects and collect them
for creating transport package
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Content Administration

What’s New

Advanced PCD Search
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Content Administration

What’s New
You can now create/upload a KM
Transport Package from content administration
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Content Administration

What’s New
You can now create a
Transport Package
from content
administration
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Content Administration

What’s New
New Role Types
Backend Application IViews
For frequently
used folders
Hide Available
Templates
Menu Items
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Content Administration

What’s New
Menu Items
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Content Administration

What’s New
SAP Application IViews (Transactional
IView, IAC IView etc.) moved to „IView
from Remote Source‟
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Content Administration

What’s New
Custom Layouts
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Content Administration

What’s New
All SAP back end applications IView from
Remote source
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Content Administration

What’s New
Change Organizer for
view/manager all
change lists
New Roles required for
Change Recording
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System Administration
System Objects
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User Administration
User Authorization Reports (Ex: User‟s assigned to Role etc..)
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Performance

Observed 3 times faster performance than current EP 7X portal

Portal server
Start/Stop
time is reduced drastically (Near to Zero Down
time)
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Administration Tools

Visual Admin is replaced with NWA

Installing CE/EP 7.3 in same machine is possible

PAR migration tool for converting PAR files to EAR files

SDM is replaced with JSPM

Un deployment of SCA’s/EAR files are not possible using JSPM. You
have to use NWDI for this purpose.
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Administration Tools: Visual Administrator (VS) NWA
Visual Admin
NWA (Netweaver Administrator)
HTTP Provider
/nwa/http
/nwa/logon
-
groups
JDBC Connector
JMS Connector
/nwa/app
-
resources
EJB Container
Web Container
/nwa/app
-
modules
SLD Data Supplier
/nwa/sld
-
config
Licensing Adaptor
/nwa/licenses
Destinations
/nwa/destinations
Log Viewer
/nwa/logs
Log Configurator
Log
-
config
JCO RFC Provider
/nwa/jco
-
destinations
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Administration Tools
NWA Sitemap
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Administration Tools
System Overview / Health Check
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Administration Tools
Start/Stop portal instances from NWA
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Administration Tools
HTTP Destinations / JCO RFC Provider
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Administration Tools
Trouble Shoots

Logs/ Performance / Locks
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Administration Tools
Configuration

SSL / Identity Management / Destinations /SSO
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Administration Tools
Authentication & SSO, Certificates
New SAML based SSO
Import / Export
Certificates
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Administration Tools
PAR Migration Tool
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Administration Tools
Advanced KM/ Collaboration Admin Tools
Archiving Tools
KM Resources for Archiving
Room Archiving
Consistency Checks:
Cleanup of E
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Mail Attachments
Collaboration Consistency Check
Replacement of Invalid Room Owners
Room Cleanup
Room Consistency
Advanced Content Management
Reports
Approval Maintenance
Folder Settings
Folder Size Calculations
Link Consistency
Resource Statistics
Time
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based publishing
Mass Operations
Copy
Delete
Propagation of Properties
Room Event Cleanup
Security:
ACL permissions
Propagation of ACL's
Tools:
Cache Administration
Folder Size Risk Analysis
Resource Locks
Room Inventory
User Related Cleanup:
Deleted Items Cleanup
Deleted Items Quota Check
Deleted User Cleanup
Subscription Cleanup
User Resources
User Validity
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Administration Tools
Advanced KM/ Collaboration Admin Tools …
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Security & Role Design
New Role Concept: Work center Role
Services
(Always open in
new window)
Views
Home Page
Navigation Entries
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Security & Role Design
New Role Concept: Work center Role
As per SAP UX guidelines
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Security & Role Design
New Role Concept: Freestyle Role
Gives maximum freedom. Similar to EP 7 role
Visualize run time view while creating role structure
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Security & Role Design
New Role Concept: Role From Backend
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Security & Role Design
New Role Concept: Role From Package
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Branding

SAP Signature Theme for consistency look across all SAP systems

Splash Screen

New AJAX Framework page & Interop Framework page

New AJAX Desktop & Interop Desktop
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NWDI

Eclipse 3.5.2 based

JDK 1.6.0_7 or higher

OS Support for

Windows XP 32
-
bit

Windows Vista 32
-
bit

Windows 2008 64
-
bit

Windows 7 32
-
bit

Windows 7 64
-
bit

3 GB Free Space

2 GB Ram Required

Improved Performance

New Visual Composer
Environment
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Ajax in EP 7.3
Below are some of the areas where Ajax is used

Ajax Framework Page

Ajax Desktop Page

Configuration Editor for configuring framework page settings

Theme Editor

Full screen mode

Splash screen

Navigation

Personalization

Show Breadcrumb

Title bar and Tool bar

Powerful L
-
Shape API’s

Navigation API

History API etc..
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Webpage Composer

Design time and runtime Improvements

Role ‘Web Page Composer’ renamed to ‘Area Management’

Supports on page editing, workflow, permissions and time based
publishing, tagging, indexing, feedback etc..
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Webpage Composer
Page Editor
Article Editor
Design Time Vew
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Mashups

Mashup editor is part of web page composer

Used for connecting iViews and enables data transfer between them

Enables auto refresh between different iViews

Enables mapping one iView output parameters to another iView input
parameters
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RSS Feeds
Create RSS Feeds using RSS Link List content templates in web page
composer
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KM & Collaboration

Advanced KM Administration Tools & Reports

New Repositories

KM Archiving

Multiple Upload
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Key Learnings

EP 7.3 architecture details, technical components which can be
selected at the time of installation

New EP 7.3 functionalities

EP 7.3 live demo experience
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Contact US
Aravinda B Boyapati
SAP Portal Competency Lead,
Intelligroup Inc
aravinda.boyapati@intelligroup.com
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-
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