SAPGUI is a Windows application used by faculty/staff to access the SAP administrative database.
For more information on SAP at Texas State, visit the SAP Resources web site.
To download the Macintosh version of SAPGUI, visit the SAPGUI for Mac OS X page.
IMPORTANT: Only Texas State faculty or staff previously authorized to access the administrative database will be able to use the SAPGUI Front End application.
Business Explorer (BEx Analyzer) users:
Before installing SAPGUI:
Download SAPGUI for Windows (Final release 7.20, 142 mb)
It is recommend that when prompted that you save the file to your desktop rather than try to run it directly from the browser.
Double-click the SAPGUI720-Install.exe icon to open the Installer.
Click OK to the first window.
The program will run and automatically unzip the installation files. This may take several minutes.
Once the installation files are extracted (unzipped), you will see a Command Prompt window that runs a script to perform the automated installation. If an older version of SAPGUI is found, you will see a window appear with a status bar as the older version of SAPGUI is removed.
You will next see a small window indicating that the installation application is being extracted:
You will see the SAP Installation window with a progress bar as SAPGUI is installed. Once the installation completes, the Installation and Command Prompt windows will close automatically.
The installation may take over 10 minutes depending on the speed of your computer.
Double click on the "SAP Logon" icon that should now be on your desktop to launch the SAP Front End.
The "SAP Logon 720" window will appear.
Select the menu gadget at the upper left corner of the "SAP Logon 720" window and choose "About SAP Logon..."
The "SAP Version Information" will appear. Verify the release is "720 Final Release" and the Patch Level is "3". If these values are confirmed, your installation has completed successfully.
If not, please contact ITAC for further assistance.
The first time you try to connect to a SAP service such as "RP1 (ECC Production)", you may be prompted by the Windows Firewall that "SAP Logon for Windows" is being blocked. You will need to click unblock to use "SAP Logon for Windows".