Frequently Asked Questions: SAP Access
Here are the most frequently asked questions we receive regarding our SAP access subscriptions. If you have a question that is not covered here please review our other FAQs.
Access to our SAP training systems is via the
internet - all you need is the SAP GUI version 7 or
higher. If you don't have a GUI we will send you a
download link and installation instructions.
Our system offers you access to all user and configuration transactions for all modules (except for user maintenance and basis/system administration functions). You can play & practice as much as you want, including setting up your own entities, configuration, master data and transactions.
When you sign up for individual SAP access you
will be assigned a user ID in our public, shared SAP
systems. With a private SAP access subscription you do
not have to share the system with anyone. You control
the configuration and do not have to worry about someone
else overwriting or changing it. This protection is
critical when you rely on the system for sales demos,
training scenarios/exercises or as a development
It typically takes just a few hours to activate your account if we receive your order during our business hours - if not, we'll set you up within 1 business day. We will send you an email with your user ID and password.
We recommend a high speed connection via DSL or Cable. If you have a ISDN or dial-up connection you can still connect to the SAP systems but it will be slow.
If you purchased your computer within the last 10 years or so and are running a Windows (WIN 95 or higher) or MAC operating system it will work just fine.
Yes, it will. You can use the SAP Java GUI that allows you to run SAP on your computer.
Yes, it is! However, we take the systems down on the first Saturday of each month for routine maintenance and back-ups. This downtime typically lasts for about 8 hours. Like everyone else we are not immune to technical glitches and have to work through issues which may take extended periods of downtime. In these rare cases we will offer either a refund (full or partial) or free access time.
Yes, it does. All SAP access subscriptions renew automatically until you cancel it. To cancel simply send us an email before it renews - that's it. If you don't want your subscription to renew automatically send us an email - we'll make sure you don't get charged automatically.
Yes, you can! You can use any computer and switch back and forth (i.e. between a work computer and a home computer) - however, please remember that you may not share your user ID with other people.
We have a dedicated T1 line and have users from all over the world! Connection speed has never been an issue for our students. Also, we keep the number of users per server to a minimum and typically have an average of only 20 users online.
We typically refresh our systems every 6 months. That means your data will be available for a long time and you don't have to worry about re-doing all your work every 30 days.
Yes, you can. We can switch your subscription from one system to another free of charge once every month.
Yes, we do. While we do not implement individual OSS notes (there are simply too many of them) we do apply SAP's Hot Packs and other patches on the first Saturday of every month.
You have access to all user and configuration transactions for all functional modules, incl. FI/CO, MM, SD, HR, etc. However, we do restrict access to certain user maintenance and basis/system administration transactions to ensure a reliable environment for all SAP users. If you require SAP_ALL authorizations we offer a special ECC 6.0 server for this.
We have a special ECC 6.0 server where we offer SAP_ALL authorizations for people that want to learn these functions.
Yes, you can for an additional fee. We have a number of developer user IDs available for all systems. Development user IDs are assigned on a first come, first served basis.
Because SAP charges us extra for a developer's user ID - therefore, we need to charge a small extra fee for developer user IDs.
Yes, we do! The IDES (International Demo and Education System) provides a fully functional SAP system, including full configuration, master data and transactions. You can see how SAP configured the system and learn from their set-up. Also, the IDES data includes full sample data like master records and transactions in all modules.
Yes, we offer many different systems based on demand. We have BW/BI, CRM, Netweaver Portals, Solution Manager, etc. and all systems are connected. To see a list of all available systems click here: SAP Access
Yes, we do! If you have 5 or more users we will extend a 10% volume discount. Also, if you sign up for SAP access for 3 months or 1 year we will extend a discount ranging from 20-25%.
Absolutely! We offer email support 7 days a week
via our online help desk system! Simply open a help desk
ticket here: http://sapaccess.helpdeskconnect.com
We respond & resolve most issues within 1 business day. We support all issues related to system access and security and we will, of course, help you get set up. We do not, however, offer configuration or desktop support, nor do we provide one-on-one training.
Yes, we are an official SAP customer and own our SAP license. All our systems are fully licensed versions of SAP - not some demo version like you find with other SAP Access providers.
We want you to be 100% satisfied with your SAP access! If you don't like our service or support tell us in the first 10 days and we'll refund your money - no questions asked!
Yes, you can. All you need is this app: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sap-launcher/id423475534?mt=8