S4HANA – How to enable SAP Easy Access Menu for Fiori Launchpad

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Hello everyone, in this blog post i would like to share step-by-step guide on how to enable SAP Easy Access Menu for Fiori Launchpad in S4HANA

How to enable SAP Easy Access Menu for Fiori Launchpad in S/4 HANA

Background

In my recent project assignment i was asked to enable SAP Easy Access Menu for Fiori Launchpad. At first i was not sure about the approach, after spending some time on internet and going through SAP best practice guides i am able to show the SAP Easy Access Menu (or) SMEN transaction with some hick-ups during the implementation.

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Step-by-Step Procedure

1. Log On to SAP Gateway system if the Fiori deployment is Hub, in case of embedded deployment log-on to the system in which SAP_UI component is installed (..in my case it is Hub deployment S4HANA system as backend system and SAP Gateway as Front End Server).

2. Launch Activate and Maintain Services transaction using the tcode – /IWFND/MAINT_SERVICE. (..don’t forget to add /n in-front of the tcode)

3. Activate below OData services

/UI2/EASY_ACCESS_MENU Easy Access Menu service
/UI2/USER_MENU User Menu service

If you are not not familiar with OData activation process, click here to know the process.

4. Launch SAP Fiori Launchpad Designer. You can launch the Fiori Launchpad Designer in 2 ways

  1. Using the tcodes – /UI2/FLPD_CONF(cross-client) or /UI2/FLPD_CUST(client-specifc)
  2. Using any of these urls
  • http://[server]:[port]/sap/bc/ui5_ui5/sap/arsrvc_upb_admn/main.html?sap-client=900&sap-language=EN&scope=CUST
  • http://[server]:[port]/sap/bc/ui5_ui5/sap/arsrvc_upb_admn/main.html?sap-client=900&sap-language=EN&scope=CONF

change server, port and sap-client parameters as per your system details

5. Create a new Catalog by clicking on Add button

6. On Create Catalog dialog box provide values for Title and ID, hit Save to create the catalog.7. Navigate to Target Mapping tab and hit Create Target Mapping to create a new target mapping.8. On Configure Target Mapping provide these values for the respective fields.

Intent

Semantic Object Shell
Action startGUI

Target

Application Type Transaction(choose from the drop-down)
Title SAP Easy Access(any name of your choice)
Transaction SAPEasyAccess(any name of your choice)
System Alias leave it blank

General

Device Type Desktop

Parameters

Name Mandatory Value Is Regular Expression
sap-system Ticked S4HCLNT900 Not Ticked
sap-ui2-tcode Ticked .* Ticked

9. Hit Save button to save the configuration.

10. Create a new PFCG role and assign the Catalog.

11. Assign the PFCG role to the end users.

12. Finally launch Fiori Launchpad and navigate to App Finder, three new buttons will be added to the header like below

13. Select User Menu or SAP Menu, all transactions available in the backend system added to you will be available like below

14. Click on “+” symbol to add any of these transactions to the group.

15. Navigate back to the Fiori Launchpad and the newly added tcode should be available as a tile under the selected group.

Benefits

Conclusion

Congrats.! 🙂 you have successfully enable SAP Easy Access Menu for Fiori Launchpad in S4HANA.