Friday, June 10, 2011

SAPGUI for Java on Linux : Installation and Configuration

I have created this document for people who need to install SAPGUI into Linux.

1) Minimum system requirements.

  • Linux
  • Hardware: CPU: Intel PentiumIII with 800 MHz
  • RAM: 256MB
  • Software:
  • OS: SuSE Linux 9.3 - 10.1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4
  • JVM: Sun Java Runtime Evironment 1.4.2 (32-bit) or 5.0 (32-bit) including Java Plugin
(please see: for details)

2) Download SAPGUI from:
(anonymous login) --> not valid anymore
(OSS user and pass)

3) At the /java folder in ftp select:

File: PlatinGUI-Linux-700.jar 37926 KB 11/07/06 13:58:00

(note: a more recent version may be available)

4) In the downloaded folder, execute

java -jar PlatinGUI-Linux-700.jar
5) Executing SAPGUI

a) Guilogon:

~/SAPClients/SAPGUI7.00/bin$ ./guilogon
To create servers, touch at new and go to "advanced".

-- tip “use expert configuration”


For server with system number 01:


B) Command line

For server with system number 01:

~/SAPClients/SAPGUI7.00/bin$ ./sapgui /H/


Pertobox said...

hey there...
link ftp

with user&pass OSS don't work any more...

im try to get a version for java, for linux...


Anonymous said...

for people who come here searching for some info on SAP GUI - java...

it seems only partners/consultants can now download from SAP marketplace, as using a genuine customer username/password always fails