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- Running an Enterprise Portal
- Enabling User Collaboration
- Enterprise Knowledge Management
- Mobilizing Business Processes
Running an Enterprise Portal
This tutorial walks you through the steps necessary for the implementation of basic dynamic tree navigation (DTN) with the help of the Navigation API. It explains the Navigation API methods you can call to retrieve information about the current state of navigation and how you can use Navigation API to handle navigation events, such as expanding a node. 05 May 2010.
As a part of Corporate Branding, you may want to change the look and feel of Portal. In this guide, we will take you through the basic configurations to change the look and feel of Ajax Framework Page (AFP) based Portal. The basic configurations are enabled through standard features and tools offered with SAP NetWeaver Portal. 19 Apr 2010
What takes to make a successful SAP NetWeaver Portal Implementation? The answer is very simple: rich and positive User Experience, Performance, Stability and Security, just to name a few. The very first step which leaves an impression and helps the end users to evaluate some of these critical factors is to see how much time it takes for the portal to load and render the homepage. Secondly, the number of clicks one would need to reach to the desired application or page and so on. Through this guide, we would address all those points that should be taken into consideration while creating the Portal Homepage. 24 Jan 2010.
The SAP Enterprise Portal offers a mechanism called Session Release Notification. This feature is used by SAP applications running inside the portal to close their sessions in case the user closes the browser window, navigates away from the application or does a log-off from the SAP Portal. This How-To guide explains what you must do to accomplish this for your own custom developed applications integrated into the portal. 29 Sep 2009
This guide Provides guidelines for using the SAP system copy procedures to copy SAP servers that are integrated in a federated portal network (FPN) so that functionality of remote-based content and relationships between the new systems are maintained. 15 Jul 2009
This Guide Provides guidelines for setting up a basic federated portal network (FPN) environment in which you can test your portal applications. 23 Jun 2009
Learn about the process that enables the creation of mass content without the use of standard portal wizards and editors. Advanced users can perform batch operations and make pinpoint modifications within a large content base. 22 Jun 2009
The Best Practices guide for SAP NetWeaver Portal provides practical as well as conceptual information to help customers improve portal performance. The guide encompasses a variety of portal-related areas, including configuration guidelines for the server and the client, portal runtime, navigation, the Portal Content Directory, as well as hardware sizing information. 22 Apr 2009
The SAP Enterprise Portal has the possibility to restrict access to content based on the user agent type. When you access an iView or page with an unsupported user agent, you will get a standard error message from the portal runtime. This how-to guide explains what you have to do to display your own custom error message. 01 Mar 2009
This How-To Guide shows you how you can trace Portal activity with the help of the Activity Data Collector service. It furthermore gives you an example how you can analyze the data to get the unique users per day, and how you can create a HTML Report with the results. The guide applies to SAP NetWeaver '04 SPS21 and SAP NetWeaver 7.0 SPS14 and above. Download attached system files. 17 Dec 2008
This guide provides recommendations for configuring initial permissions to enable the pre-configured portal roles to access initial content objects relevant to each role. The two main topics are security zones and portal content. 23 Oct 2008
A wide range of approaches and solution architectures can be thought of and deployed to implement a Global Portal. The main objective of this guide is to get you familiarized to the best practices of implementing a Global Portal. With the help of this guide, you will be able to understand the difference between each of these approaches and solution architectures. This guide would helps you to analyze and select an approach that is best suited for your business requirements. 15 Sep 2008
This guide tells you how to use the additional functions of the SAP NetWeaver Change and Transport System (CTS+, enhanced CTS) in your portal landscape. The guide applies to SAP NetWeaver 7.0 SPS13 and above. 01 Jun 2008
This guide provides information about three different network scenarios involving reverse proxies. Included are descriptions and instructions that will aid IT personnel in analyzing the set-up and configuration requirements of their systems. 22 Jan 2008
This guide tells you how to use the additional functions of the SAP NetWeaver Change and Transport System (CTS+, enhanced CTS) in your portal landscape. The guide applies to SAP NetWeaver 7.0 SPS 12. 25 Jun 2007
Enabling User Collaboration
This guide explains in detail the step-by-step procedure to hide the leaf folder in the Collaboration Detailed Navigation. It demonstrates the implementation of a scenario with the help of appropriate screenshots and also clearly mentions the limitations of this approach. 01 Mar 2008
This guide describes how to integrate a forum into an existing room via a room part integration. 01 Jun 2008
Learn to configure a room template through a step-by-step description. Room template structure and best practices are also covered. 01 Mar 2006
Enterprise Knowledge Management
The MOSS Search plug-in is an index service implementation that federates search leveraging the Web services provided by MOSS 2007 (Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007). As a result, every time users enter their search term in the standard search input field, KM's index management service consolidates all search results coming from the different index service implementations (own search engine TREX and MOSS search plug-in) and presents them in a unique way as one single search result to the end user. The following guide will describe how to configure the MOSS Search Plug-in in SAP Enterprise Portal. 03 Aug 2009.
In some customer scenarios in the SAP NetWeaver Portal - Knowledge Management area it is required to trigger a mass-deletion of KM notifications in the Universal Worklist (UWL). By default, it is only possible to delete R/3 notifications. The guide explains how to enable / configure the mass-deletion functionality of Universal Worklist notifications. 11 May 2009.
This guide provides recommendations for improving the performance of Knowledge Management (KM) in SAP NetWeaver 2004. Find information on performance-optimized KM configuration, implementation tips, and a question-and-answer section. 01 Jan 2009
This How-To-Guide introduces a solution based on KM reporting to detect existing duplicates in a repository and either just lists them or additionally moves them to a prior specified location. Download attached PAR file. 17 Dec 2008
Learn to create an iView in which users can search for other portal users and their profiles within the user persistence. This guide also describes how to configure a TREX-based user search. 16 Sep 2008
This guide describes step-by-step how to create a custom Web Form for Web Page Composer. The download package includes two demo xml/xsl files and a corresponding demo project (used for the bundle files) which can be imported into SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio. Download attached system files. 09 Jul 2008
This guide describes step-by-step how to create a section-based page layout for Web Page Composer, which provides much more flexibility within different sections of a Web page. In addition, there's a download package (ZIP-file) which includes the page layout preview images and the corresponding demo project for SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio. Download attached system files. 15 Jan 2008
This guide describes step-by-step how to create a custom page layout for Web Page Composer, a new WCM tool for the SAP NetWeaver Portal. This download package also includes the PAR file of the corresponding demo project which can be imported into SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio. Download attached system files. 18 Nov 2007
This Guide describes how to configure the Search User Interface to meet your individual requirements. Configuration enables better customization, extensibility, modularity, and integration of custom development. 01 Apr 2007
This paper offers a step-by-step solution to adding a custom user attribute. 01 May 2006
This paper describes how to extract Dublin Core (DC) metadata (attributes) using TREX functions. 01 May 2006
This guide describes the creation of a role for anonymous access containing a Knowledge Management (KM) example. 01 Feb 2006
SAP NetWeaver Knowledge Management provides the option of using properties with interdependent values. This guide demonstrates how to integrate a new tab listing the "Country" and "City" properties in the "Details" dialog box for a document. 01 Feb 2006
This guide describes the steps necessary to create language-dependant descriptions by using language bundles for metadata. These language bundles are then assigned to your properties. Also included is a step-by-step example. Download attached system files. 01 Feb 2006
Learn about the main steps in the configuration of the ICE (Information Content Exchange) protocol. This guide covers two typical elements of an ICE scenario: the syndicator (the portal providing the documents) and the subscriber (the portal receiving the documents). 01 Jan 2006
Mobilizing Business Processes
This guide introduces the technical requirements and details for implementing SAP Mobile Infrastructure in Single Sign-On environments. It also offers specific example scenarios. 01 Oct 2006