SAP Design Studio - HANA Connectivity


To allow SAP HANA connectivity, you can use the existing backend connections to Design Studio. Go to Tool → Preferences.

Tools Preference

In next window, Application Design → Backend connections


How to Create a New Connection?

To create a new connection to SAP HANA using HDB ODBC drivers, click on the icon to add a connection.

Add Connection

In the ODBC Data Source Administrator, go to System DSN → click on Add.

Add System DSN

In a new window, you have to search for the HDB ODBC database drivers. These drivers get installed when you install SAP HANA client.

Create Data Source

Click the Finish button.

In a new window, you need to enter the following details of the HANA system.

  • Enter the Host name
  • Port Number (3xx15, xx-instance number)
  • User name and Password and click OK.
HANA System

You can check the connectivity by clicking on the Connect button → Connection Successful. To see the new connection, click on Reload connection. To use the connection, you may need to reopen the Design Studio.

Reload Connection