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SAP NetWeaver on Amazon Deployment and Operations Guide for Windows

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Last updated: July 2019

This guide provides guidance on how to set up Amazon resources and the Microsoft Windows Server operating system to deploy SAP NetWeaver on Amazon EC2 instances.

This guide is intended for SAP architects, SAP engineers, IT architects, and IT administrators who want to deploy SAP NetWeaver on Amazon.

About this Guide

This guide is part of a content series that provides detailed information about hosting, configuring, and using SAP technologies in the Amazon Cloud. For the other guides in the series, ranging from overviews to advanced topics, see the SAP on Amazon Technical Documentation home page.

This guide is for users who are responsible for planning, architecting, and deploying SAP NetWeaver on Amazon. You should have a good understanding of Amazon services, general networking concepts, Windows Server operating systems, and SAP NetWeaver administration. This document guides you through the steps required to successfully launch and configure the resources required for SAP NetWeaver on Windows.

Instructions in this document are based on the recommendations provided by SAP and Microsoft for SAP NetWeaver on Windows as described in the following OSS notes:

SAP NetWeaver on Windows OSS Notes
SAP OSS Note Description
1656099 SAP Applications on Amazon: Supported DB/OS and Amazon EC2 products
1409608 Virtualization on Windows
1732161 SAP Systems on Windows Server 2012 (R2)
2384179 SAP Systems on Windows Server 2016
2751450 SAP Systems on Windows Server 2019
1564275 Install SAP Systems Using Virtual Host Names on Windows

In addition, this document also follows best practices from Amazon, Microsoft, and SAP for SAP NetWeaver deployments on Windows. See the recommended reading section for more details.

This document doesn’t provide guidance on how to set up network and security constructs, such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), subnets, route tables, ACLs, NAT Gateway, Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) roles, and Amazon Security Groups. Instead, it focuses on how to configure and maintain the compute, storage, and operating system constructs for SAP NetWeaver deployment and operation on Windows on Amazon.

SAP NetWeaver is also available to deploy on Linux. If you’re considering using Linux, see the SAP NetWeaver Quick Start for Linux.