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2938584 - How to find which database credential is used for the existing import data connection in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • After creating import data connection, you may forget which database credential is used (if trying to edit the connection, the User Name appears blank)
  • As the import data connection may be shared by other users without sharing credential, different users will be prompted to enter their own credentials in order to use the connection (see
  • How to find which database credential is used for the existing import data connection in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 


  1. Open Chrome Developer Tools from the Chrome menu (under Menu > More tools > Developer tools) or by pressing Ctrl+Shift+C (or the F12 function key) on your keyboard when Chrome is in focus.
  2. Go to the Network Tab.
  3. Log on to SAC tenant and then go to Connections.
  4. Click the top left recording button to stop recording in Chrome Developer Tools.
  5. Select the final request with URL as "https://<SAC FQDN>/sap/fpa/services/rest/epm/contentlib?tenant=<tenant id>" and go to Preview.
    => There should be a list of connection with "resourceType = EXTERNALCONNECTION".
  6. Find the import data connection you want to check and expand it.
    => You can find credentials (userId only) under data section.

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