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Procedure documentation Editing User Settings  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


The first time you start SAP MI, you must make some user settings. These settings are required during synchronization.



       1.      On the SAP MI start page, choose Settings.


Note that the screen is different for the technology platforms AWT and JSP. For example, some of the fields are not displayed on the screen for AWT.

       2.      Enter the following information:




User ID for the server. User ID for your back-end system is only displayed here and cannot be preconfigured, because in certain circumstances there could be more than one user working on one mobile device.


Client on the server


Your preferred language


Select the country in which or for which you work. The country has an effect on the currency, date, time, and number formats.

Time Zone

Define your current time zone

Daylight Saving Time

The system displays whether or not you have daylight saving time.


(only displayed in the AWT version)

If asked to do so, enter the gateway manually.

Alternatively, you can fill in the fields Protocol, Host, Port and System individually.

If you are asked to enter the gateway manually the administrator will provide you with the values.


Select the required Internet protocol. The HTTPS protocol ensures secure data transmission.


Host name of server



You can find out the name of the relevant port from your system administrator (see Determining the Port for the Client Synchronization).


System name of server


Set an indicator if you want to make proxy settings

Host (proxy)

Your system administrator can tell you the values for the proxy settings.


Proxy settings only come into effect after rebooting.

Port (proxy)

See Host (proxy)

Device ID

Device ID of the mobile device that is generated during the first synchronization.

Device name

Name that the administrator assigned to your device.

       3.      Save your entries.


You can find more configuration options under Advanced Settings (see Using Data Packaging, Suppressing the Download and Confirming Downloads of Mobile Components).

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