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2781022 - Shared import data connections requesting logon details since 2019.03 version in SAP Analytics Cloud


  • SAP Business Warehouse (BW) shared import data connections started to request logon details since 2019.03 version in SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Before wave 2019.03 users could use the connections without username and password.
  • After wave 2019.03 the connection there is a popup for username and password.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.6.3
  • SAP Business Warehouse Acquire Data Connection

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Logon SAC.
  2. Try to create a new model from a shared connection.
  3. Notice that the connection requires BW authentication.


The issue is caused by a defect in the product.


  • The issue is fixed in a future** version of SAP Analytics Cloud.
  • Please refer to Service Level Agreements for SAP Cloud Services.

** in Wave 2019.11. for customers on Bi-Weekly release cycle.
** in Q3 for customers on Quarterly release cycle (QRC).


  1. Create a new connection and select “Share these credentials when sharing this connection” option.
  2. Share the connection.
  3. Users using the connection will be able to use the connection without username and password.

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