Alfresco Content Connector for SAP Cloud

Install SAP Cloud Connector

The Content Connector for SAP Cloud capability is delivered in a repository Alfresco Module Package (AMP) file.

In these topics you’ll install and set up everything you need to run the SAP Cloud Connector. See Prerequisites and Supported Platforms for information on what you require before you start the installation.


There are a number of software requirements for installing and using the SAP Cloud Connector.

See Supported platforms for more information.

General requirements

You also need to install a valid license for the SAP Cloud Connector.

Install SAP Cloud Connector

The SAP Cloud Connector is packaged as an AMP file. These steps describe how to install the SAP Cloud Connector to an instance of Content Services.

  1. Go to the Support Portal, and then download the Alfresco Content Connector for SAP Cloud delivery package. It is provided as a ZIP file and contains at least the following files:

    • Module sap-content-connector-cmis-repo-1.2.x.amp for Content Services:
      • This contains the business logic for the SAP Cloud Connector.
    • Module sap-content-connector-genericXchange-1.x.x.amp for Content Services:
    • alfresco-global.properties_append template:
      • This is only required if using GenericXchange, and contains required keys/properties to add to the current file.
    • sap-content-connector-jco-packer-x.x:
  2. To install the two AMP files from the delivery package:

  3. Start Content Services.

Install the license

The access and use of the SAP Cloud Connector is managed by a license. If you don’t have a license yet, you can request a trial license from the Support Portal.

Note: Make sure you have a valid license file before continuing. The name of the license file is content-connector-for-sap-cloud.l4j.

Apply the license via the file system

  1. Open the file and search for the key dir.license.external. Note down this value as you’ll need it in the following steps.
  2. Navigate to the folder provided in the property value.
  3. Copy the license file content-connector-for-sap-cloud.l4j into that folder.
  4. Restart the Content Services application server.

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