Prerequisites - SAP NetWeaver on Amazon
Services or capabilities described in Amazon Web Services documentation might vary by Region. To see the differences applicable to the China Regions, see Getting Started with Amazon Web Services in China (PDF).


We recommend familiarizing yourself with these guides:

Technical requirements

Before you begin deploying Oracle database for SAP applications on Amazon, ensure that you meet the following requirements:

  • If necessary, request a service limit increase by creating a support ticket. This is to ensure that the Amazon services required for Oracle database deployment are not constrained by the default limit. For more information, see Amazon service quotas. For example, you may have to increase the Amazon EC2 instance limit before your Oracle deployment.

  • You will need the following information for your existing resources while running the Amazon CLI commands to create Amazon EC2 and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) resources.

Information Description
Amazon Region Region where you want to deploy your Amazon resources.
Availability Zone (AZ) Availability Zone within your target Region where you want to deploy your resources.
Amazon VPC id Amazon VPC where you want to deploy your Amazon EC2 instances for SAP installation.
VPS subnet id Subnet where you want to deploy your Amazon EC2 instances.
Linux AMI id Amazon Machine Image (AMI) that will be used to launch your Amazon EC2 instances. You can find the latest Linux AMIs on Amazon Marketplace.
Key pair Make sure that you have generated the key pair in your target Region and that you have access to the private key.
Security group id Name of the security group that you want to assign to your Amazon EC2 instances.
Access key ID Access key for your Amazon account that will be used with Amazon CLI tools.
Secret access key Secret key for your Amazon account that will be used with Amazon CLI tools.
  • Ensure that you have installed and configured Amazon CLI with required credentials, if you plan to use it to launch instances. For more information, see Installing the Amazon CLI.

  • If you plan to use the Amazon Web Services Management Console, ensure that you have the essential credentials and permissions to launch and configure Amazon services. For more information, see Access management for Amazon resources.