You can install the extractor on a physical server, on a virtual machine on-premises, or in the cloud.
For the recommended default values in the configuration, the server needs a minimum of 1 GB RAM and an additional 50 GB HD for logging and storage. You can adjust the configuration to reduce memory usage.
For the recommended default values in the configuration, the server needs a minimum of 2-core CPUs.
Use a Windows 10, Windows 11, or Linux operating system.
SAP NetWeaver RFC SDK
Further information on how to install and use SAP Netweaver RFC SDK can be found at SAP Note 2573790.
After the installation, set the environment variable
SAPNWRFC_HOME to the path where the SAP NetWeaver SDK folder is installed.
Make sure you have network access with firewall openings to the SAP endpoints, the CDF cluster, and the CDF project.
The extractor needs the following capabilities in a CDF project:
timeseries:writeif you're extracting data to the CDF time series service.
events:writeif you're extracting data to the CDF events service.
assets:writeif you're extracting data to the CDF assets service.
You can use OpenID Connect and your existing identity provider (IdP) framework to manage access to CDF data securely. Read more.