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2689118 - S/4HANA Live connections appear under SAP BW in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • S/4HANA live connections configured are displayed under the 'SAP BW' system type when creating models in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2018
  • Live Data Connection to S/4HANA

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to SAC.
  2. Define a new Live Data Connection to S/4HANA.
  3. Create a new model.
  4. At the Connection selection screen, there is no SAP S/4HANA system to choose.
  5. Observe that S/4HANA Connections are available under 'System type' SAP BW.


  • Both SAP BW and SAP S/4HANA systems are relying on Netweaver / BW backend.


  • Development is aware of this behavior and currently investigating.
  • Enhancement ideas can be raised on Customer influence Website as per KBA 1515837

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