SAP Integration Scenario
The SAP Application Server HA Interface Certification for HA Vendors (NW-HA-CLU 7.30) certifies the Start/Stop infrastructure within HA-Setups (SAP NetWeaver Management Agents, Cluster-API). The goal is to establish a single SAP HA setup scenario that will be known to all HA Vendors and will be the reference.
We want to unify HA setups for SAP NetWeaver 7.x based on 7.20 DCK availability for ABAP as well as for Java Application Servers.
The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) highly recommends that ISVs and partners, who are interested in certifying an integration of their product with SAP solutions, begin with our page Getting Started with Integration and Certification that explains the SAP ICC services and describes the process how to obtain them. This page helps you select the correct integration scenario and contains technical information, streaming media
SAP has introduced a partner certification program to certify the HA-interface (cluster API) of the SAP Start Service (sapstartsrv). The important advantages of this certification will be:
- Certify start/stop infrastructure within HA Setups
- Establish a single SAP HA setup scenario
- Unify HA setups for SAP NetWeaver 7.x based on 7.20 DCK availability (ABAP, Java)
- Clarify OS dependencies and 3rd party failover software
- Clarify available DB-specific HA solutions of third party vendors
- Clarify responsibilities of SAP and its partners, especially for support
These minimum criteria aim to ensure compliant implementation of customer HA setups of SAP systems. Partners certainly can extend and further optimize their solutions.
The SAP Start Service (sapstartsrv) provides basic management services for systems and instances and single server processes. Services include starting and stopping, monitoring the current run-time state, reading logs, traces and configuration files, executing commands and retrieving other technology-specific
information, like network access points, active sessions, thread list etc. They are exposed by a SOAP Web service interface named “SAPControl”.
The following sapstartsrv interface configuration provides functionality that the HA vendor solution has to be able to use in a customer environment:
Certification Process overview:
Important Resources about the HA-Interface Certification for Partners:
SAP High Availability certification page:
List of SAP certified vendor HA Solutions:
SAP High Availability page:
ISVs can get their NW-HA-CLU Integrations certified for 10000 Euro.
Benefits of Certification
Customers using SAP-certified solutions in their SAP environment, as well as the ISVs and partners offering these, experience great benefits such as shorter implementation times, technical enablement, and marketing assets that certification provides.
Please visit the 'Certification Benefits overview page' for more information.
- After successful certification testing the ISV solution can be advertised with the following logo:
SAP Training and Help:
Please refer to SAP Education.
ICC Webinar You are invited to join our introductory webinars - hosted by the SAP Integration and Certification Center in regular intervals. For a schedule and recordings got to the page "SAP Integration and Certification Webinar Series Overview".
Apply for ICC Services right away - please fill in the SAP ICC online application form.
Partner Information Center: Certified solutions can be found in the Partner Information Center (PIC).