Prerequisites for adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database

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Before you add a host and install the plug-in packages, you must complete all the requirements. SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database is available in both Windows and Linux environments.

  • You must have installed Java 1.8 64-bit on your host.

  • You must have installed SAP HANA database interactive terminal (HDBSQL client) on the host.

  • For Windows, plug-in Creator Service should be running using the “LocalSystem” windows user, which is the default behavior when Plug-in for SAP HANA Database is installed as domain administrator.

  • For Windows, user store keys should be created as SYSTEM user.

  • When installing a plug-in on a Windows host, if you specify a credential that is not built-in or if the user belongs to a local workgroup user, you must disable UAC on the host. SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows will be deployed by default with the SAP HANA plug-in on Windows hosts.

  • For Linux host, HDB Secure User Store keys are accessed as HDBSQL OS user.

  • SnapCenter Server should have access to the 8145 or custom port of Plug-in for SAP HANA Database host.

Windows hosts

  • You must have a domain user with local administrator privileges with local login permissions on the remote host.

  • While installing Plug-in for SAP HANA Database on a Windows host, SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows is installed automatically.

  • You must have enabled the password-based SSH connection for the root or non-root user.

  • You must have installed Java 1.8 64-bit on your Windows host.

    The Interoperability Matrix Tool (IMT) contains the latest information about requirements.

Linux hosts

  • You must have enabled the password-based SSH connection for the root or non-root user.

  • You must have installed Java 1.8 64-bit on your Linux host.

    The Interoperability Matrix Tool (IMT) contains the latest information about requirements.

  • For SAP HANA databases that are running on a Linux host, while installing Plug-in for SAP HANA Database, SnapCenter Plug-in for UNIX is installed automatically.