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2850708 - Not able to export data to SAP S/4HANA in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • When trying to export data to SAP S/4HANA using an OData connection in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC), you cannot get past the credentials window.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log into SAC and open the model.
  2. Select the Data Management tab > Export data > Export Data to SAP S/4HANA.
  3. Select the OData connection and provide a user ID and password credentials.
  4. The following errors appear in the network tab of the browser Developer Tools window:

    {"message":"Unable to connect to datasource. Check the connection details and user credentials, and then try again.","stack":"","errorDetails":[{"messageId":"AUTHENTICATION_ERROR","message":"Unable to connect to datasource. Check the connection details and user credentials, and then try again.","bUIMessage":false,"bWarning":false,"customData":"Error in validating connection definition and credentials on fields: [serviceRootURI](If this is using a shared connection without credentials, please enter the credentials by running a data import using such connection)", "status":401}], "status":500, "bUIMsg":false,"bWarning":false}


  • Incorrect / missing OData configuration.


Note 1: The export (writeback) function is not generic but includes validation specific for the respective target application.
Note 2: The SAP Analytics Cloud to S/4HANA Activity Type Plan Cost Rates (ACCOSTRATE) feature is available in 2020.4 and Q2 2020 QRC (2020.8.X).

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