SAP Fiori Application To Display SAP Ariba Requisition Data – Part 6

This is part 6 of the 6 series blog. Please start with Part 1: Introduction to understand the Use case, Solution Architecture, High-Level functionality, and context of this blog series.

This blog series is divided into 6 parts:

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: SAP Ariba – API Setup

Part 3: SAP Integration Suite – Integration Flows Build

Part 4: Ariba Requisitions Service Application

Part 5: Ariba Requisitions Fiori Application

Part 6: Central Fiori Launchpad Setup

Pre-requisites

Launchpad Service is subscribed and configured for your Subaccount.

The following tutorial provides detailed steps for the same:

Set Up SAP Launchpad Service Using a Trial Account | Tutorials for SAP Developers

Open Launchpad Service – Site Manager

On the Subaccount home page, perform the below action in the same sequence

  1. Click on Services on the side menu.
  2. Select Instances and Subscriptions
  3. Click on Launchpad Service to open a new browser with the Site Manager – Site Directory screen.

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Content Provider

On the Site Manager screen,

  1. Click on Provider Manager
  2. Click on Update Content to update the Last Modified / Version column refreshed with the current date and time.

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Content Manager

Continue with the below series of steps in the same sequence.

  1. Click on Content Manager
  2. Select the Content Explorer tab
  3. Click on the HTML5 Apps tile to show the list of HTML5 apps deployed in your Subaccount

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On Content Explorer –> Items list,

  1. Select the Requisitions app.
  2. Click on Add to My Content button.

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You should be able to see the Requisitions app in My Content tab as below.

  1. Select the My Content tab
  2. Requisitions app should be visible in the list

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On the My Content tab, Select the Everyone role to display the Role Everyone screen.

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Role Assignment

On the Role Everyone screen, click on the Edit button to activate edit mode.

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On the Role Everyone Edit screen,

  1. Type Requisitions to search for the Requisitions application.
  2. Click on the Assign button to assign Everyone role to the Requisitions application.
  3. Click on Save to display the Role Everyone screen in view-only mode.

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On the Role Everyone screen view-only mode, the Requisitions application is shown in the Assignments list.

Click on the Back button to display the My Content tab.

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Group

On the My Content tab,

  1. Click on the New button.
  2. Select Group to display the Group screen.

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On the Group screen,

  1. Provide Title as Ariba Requisitions
  2. Provide Description as Ariba Requisitions
  3. Search for Requisitions application
  4. Click on the Assign button to assign the Requisitions application to the Ariba Requisitions group
  5. Click on the Save button to get back to the My Content tab.

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On the My Content tab, the Items list should display the newly created Ariba Requisitions Group now.

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Testing Central Fiori Launchpad

On the Site Manager screen,

  1. Click on the Site Directory button on the side menu.
  2. On the Kotti Home Site tile, Click on Go to site to open a new browser window showing the Home screen of the Launchpad site.

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On the Kotti Home Site screen, you should see the Requisitions Fiori tile under the Ariba Requisitions group.

Click on the Requisitions Fiori tile to display the Requisitions screen.

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Congratulations!!!

You should see the Requisitions application showing list of Requisitions from SAP Ariba.

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Troubleshooting

Issue: Requisitions application is not showing the list of Requisitions from SAP Ariba

Most common root cause: ArbaReqs-srv and/or ArbaReqsFA4-router application(s) not running.

Resolution: Start the applications ArbaReqs-srv and ArbaReqsFA4-router and make sure they are in Started status as shown below. Refresh the browser with the Requisitions application to display the list of Requisitions from SAP Ariba successfully now.

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Conclusion

Congratulations!!!

You have successfully designed, developed, and tested the SAP Fiori Application To Display SAP Ariba Requisition Data without any persistence layer. Further, you made the Application accessible via SAP BTP Central Fiori Launchpad.

Remember, this is just one of many ways to achieve the same use case and functionality.

Finally, you can use the design/build depicted in this blog series as a framework to design and build more complex use cases.