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2184813 - How to add the SAP BW Connection in Lumira?


  • How to connect to a BEx Query in Lumira?
  • How to add the SAP Business Warehouse connection in Lumira to connect to SAP BW BEx Query and InfoCube?


  • SAP Lumira Desktop 1.27 and above


  • To add the connectivity to SAP BW BEx Query or InfoCube in Lumira, add the Data Extension "Download from SAP Business Warehouse":
    1. Open SAP Lumira 1.27 or higher.
    2. Under the menu "File", select "Extensions"
    3. In the "Extension Manager", click on the install button for the data extensions "Download data from SAP Business Warehouse"
      SAP Lumira - Install Extension.png   
    4. Once it is installed, it is required to close SAP Lumira, and restart it to start using the SAP BW Connectivity.
      Therefore, click on the "X" button in the upper right corner of the "Extension Manager" window to close it.
      SAP Lumira - Add Extension - 02.png

    5. Then to close Lumira Desktop, select "Exit" under the menu "File".
    6. Start SAP Lumira Desktop, and when creating a new document, select "Download from SAP Business Warehouse"
      to connect to an SAP BW BEx Query or an InfoCube.
      SAP Lumira - SAP BW Connection New.png


Lumira, SAP BW, BEx Query, connection , KBA , BI-LUM-DIS , Lumira Desktop/Discovery , How To


SAP Lumira, desktop edition 1.0