Create Security User and Role (PowerConnect Java 6.X)

Once the agent is installed, there are some basic security objects that need to be created, these include:

Create PowerConnect role

Open a browser and navigate to the User Administrator page http://<sap host>:<sap port>/useradmin/index.jsp

Select Criteria=Role

Click Create Role

 

Search for JmxManageAll in available actions & highlight both roles

The roles should appear on right in Assigned Actions

Search for SystemInfo_Support_Role

Highlight it and click ADD

Ensure these 3 roles are on the right

·         SystemInfo_Support_Role

·         JmxManageAll x2

And click SAVE

Create powerconnect technical user

Open a browser and navigate to the User Administrator page http://<serverhost>:<port>/useradmin/index.jsp

Click Create User

 

Create user powerconnect (all lowercase), enter password, and set it as a Technical User

 

Add the following 5 roles to the user

NAME

DESCRIPTION

MANDATORY

RELATED MONITORING PLUGIN

JmxManageAll

Required for PowerConnect to be able to query JMX

Yes

JMX

SAP_XI_API_DEVELOP_J2EE

Required for PowerConnect to be able to retrieve PI Channel status

No

PI

SAP_XI_API_DISPLAY_J2EE

Required for PowerConnect to be able to retrieve PI Channel status

No

PI

NWA_READONLY

Required for PowerConnect to be able to retrieve PI message meta data

No

PI

SAP_XI_MONITOR_J2EE

Required for PowerConnect to be able to retrieve PI message meta data

No

PI

XiMdt.ExtendedMonitor

Required for PowerConnect to be able to retrieve PI message payload

No

PI

 

 

Applying permissions to the SAP PowerConnect Agent

Before a license can be applied the SAP PowerConnect Agent must be granted permissions to read the installation number of the SAP system.

Open a browser and navigate to the PowerConnect general page http://<serverhost>:<port>/webdynpro/resources/com.powerconnect5/spcj_wd/SapPowerConnectJava

 

Enter the PowerConnect User and PowerConnect Password in the Authentication section and click Save

 

Now restart the SAP PowerConnect Agent using the instructions provided in Starting / Stopping Agent.

After successful restarting the agent the PowerConnect license must be applied to continue with basic configuration of PowerConnect.