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3457778 - Unable to select S/4HANA as system type for S/4HANA live data connections


When creating a model based on a S/4HANA live data connection, the user should select SAP S/4HANA instead of SAP BW as connection type.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise)
  • Live data sources: SAP S/4HANA

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open an SAC tenant
  2. Click on Connections in the left panel. 
  3. Click on + icon to create a new connection and select SAP S/4HANA under Connect to Live Data.
  4. go to Modeler
  5. create a new model based on the SAP S/4 HANA connection.
  6. in the window to select the 'system type', select BW connection to create the mode is needed instead of S/4 HANA


currently this is a by design


an enhancement request has been submitted in the confluence portal:

-Improvement Request Details - Customer Influence ( 

 currently you can Vote on the existing enhancement requests. Note: You will be notified on updates regarding ideas you have voted for.

See Also

2424376 - How do you create an enhancement request and provide feedback for SAP Analytics Cloud? - SAP for Me


SAP S/4HANA, system type, BW, SAC, live data connection, live data, S/4 HANA, connection type, SAP BW , KBA , LOD-ANA-LDC-HAN , SAC Live Data Connection HANA , Product Enhancement


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