Install SAP HANA Studio & HANA Client on a Windows System

At the end of this tutorial, you will know:
 How to download Client
 How to download Studio
 How to download SAPCAR
 Extract the SAR Files to desktop
 Installing SAP HANA Studio on a Windows Box
To Install SAP HANA Studio on a Windows System, we will first install the client which provides
connectivity from the windows box to the HANA Server.
On top of the client, we can install HANA Studio which provides graphical user interface to create
tables, create view, and so on and so forth.
So, first we will download the client files, then we will download studio files, and then we will
downloadSAPCAR which is a utility tool to expand those downloaded files, and finally we will install
the files.
Download SAP HANA Client
To start installing the application, we have to first go to “Internet Explorer”.
And then type in the URL which will open the homepage for “Service
Marketplace” (figure 1).
Figure 1

we need to click on “A-Z Index” from the dropdown under “Support Packages and Patches” which will bring us to the next screen (figure 4). Figure 3 Then. Figure 4 . Figure 2 To install the files. we need to go to “Software Downloads” which is the third tab in the support portal which will open the “SAP Software Download Center”.On the “Service Marketplace”. From the “Support Portal” homepage. Next. we need to click on “Support Packages and Patches” from the left-hand side menu (figure 3). we need to download two sets of installation files. we need to go to the “SAP Support Portal” which will take us to the “Support Portal” homepage (figure 2).

Figure 5 . we click on “H” as we have to install SAP HANA components (figure 4) which will bring us to the next screen with the list of all tools beginning with “H”. we have to click on the “SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION” (figure 5) which will bring us to the “SAP HANA PLATFORM EDITION” menu. From the list.Next.

. we need to click on “SAP HANA PLATFORM EDIT.0” which will take us to the next screen “SAP HANA PLATFORM EDIT. 1. 1.On this screen.0”.

Firstly.0” (figure 7) and click on the “Windows on x64 64bit” option to download the 64 bit version for Windows.Since we don’t want to download the whole product but only the client component for the windows machine so we can connect to a Linux server. we will use the “SAP HANA CLIENT 1. we need to be able to connect to ODBC and JDBC from the Windows machine to the Linux server. CLick on HANA CLIENT (figure 7) Figure 6 . we need to download two tools. Now Click on Entry by Component From the above screen. To do that. we will click on “Comprised Software Component Versions” which will expand the list of various components.

In this scenario. On the above screen we will see the “Patch Level” also called the “Version Level” mentioned against every version. . we select the “IMDB CLIENT 100 Patch Level 34” (figure 7) and select “Add to Download Basket” (figure 7). In some cases. we will scroll down to see the various files we can download (figure 2. we may need to download the specific version for the specific server. We do not download these by right-clicking but by using the “Download Basket”. To do this. we will download the “IMDB CLIENT 100 Patch Level 34”.15).After clicking on the “Windows on x64 64bit” option.

19). To download the HANA Studio File we click on “SAP HANA Studio 2. So.0” from the list (figure 8).Figure 7 This will bring us to the download screen where we can see that the version has been added to the download basket. Figure 8 . we need to add the actual SAP HANA Studio file. Download SAP HANA Studio After the version has been added to the download basket. we scroll up and come back to the list of various components (figure 2.

Figure 9 . we select “Windows on x64 64bit” and then scroll down to select the relevant version.From the dropdown.

In this case. Download SAPCAR Tool To download SAPCAR. go Back to the "Support Packages & Patches" we need to click on “By Catalogue” Figure 10 . we need to download the SAPCAR tool which is an executable to extract data from the downloaded “SAR” files. After selecting the required version. Next. we will add it to the “Download Basket”. it is the last version in the list IMC STUDIO2 122”.

we need to click on “Additional Components” and from the list select “SAPCAR”.21 (figure 11). Figure 11 . On the next screen. we need to select the latest version of SAPCAR which in this case is 7.On this page.

Installing the Applications – Extracting the SAR Files To begin the installation process.From the next dropdown. After we minimize the browser window. To do this we would go to “start” and then type “cmd” in the command line. right-click. After clicking on the required version. we should see the three files downloaded on our desktop. this is the way that we can get the content from service market place in order to install the SAP HANA Client or the Studio on a Windows Box which is connecting to a HANA server on a Linux Machine.33). there will be three files – SAPCAR. the first thing we to do is to extract the data from the SAR files. and HANA Client. we need to take the cursor to one file at a time. and then select “Save Target As…” and save it to the desired location which in this case is the desktop. we need to select the version compatible with the existing windows environment which in this case is “Windows on x64 64bit” (figure 11). Now change to the directory where you have downlaod the files and extract all files with the cmd . click on the link “my DOWNLOAD BASKET” from the left-hand side menu which will open a screen with all the components we have added to the basket (figure 2. scroll down to select and add the relevant version to the download basket which in this case is “SAPCAR 5” (figure 11). Repeat the procedure for saving the HANA Studio and HANA Client file on the desktop as well. HANA Studio. Add it to the “Download Basket” by following to procedure mentioned before. So. To check the content of the download basket. From the above screen. In this scenario.

we will first go to the SAP HANA CLIENT FOLDER and install the client by clicking on the “hdbinst.sar on the desktop folder. >sapcar -xvf "I*. SAP_HANA_STUDIO 2.sar files are getting extracted to those folders 1.sar” it will extract any file that starts with “I” and ends with .exe" Figure 13 And. we scroll down to the end of the screen again and type SAPCAR –xvf “I*. SAP_HANA_CLIENT After the extraction. then we will allow it to install (figure 13). SAP HANA Client Installation To install the SAP HANA CLIENT.So. we can see now that the . . So.sar" Figure 12 It will now extrack all the files in the relavent folders Now Exit the CMD prompt. we can exit the command line by typing “exit” in the command box.

it will prompt if we can install the client and which version so we will simply click “enter” to install version 1 for 64-bit which will then install the client.Next. we need to confirm that the client has been installed. Next. After pressing a random key. To check that. Figure 15 . click on “System and Security” from the control panel (figure 15) and then click on “Administrative Tools” (figure 15). Figure 14 After the file stops installing. the command box will ask us to press any key. go to “Start” and click on “Control Panel”.

Figure 16 . and click on “Add” (figure16). go to the second tab “System DSN”. go to “Data Sources ODBC”.Next.

Figure 17 .We should be able to see “HDBODBC” connectivity and its version (figure 17).

it will install the Equinox P2 Director which is used for the front end and lastly. a command box will open which will try to detect if the Studio is already installed. it will derive that the installation file has been installed. Install SAP HANA Studio The next step is to install the studio.exe” and allow it to install. we will have to install the studio and to do that we just need to click “Enter” and it will automatically download. go to the other folder “SAP HANA STUDIO” and again click on “hdbinst. It takes a few seconds to install as at first it will install the Microsoft C++ Runtime environment (figure18). In this case. Figure 19 . Next. Figure 18 Then.

To see if the Studio has been installed. The next screen will confirm that the SAP HANA STUDIO has been installed. . click on “SAP HANA” and then on “SAP HANA STUDIO”. go to “Start” and click on “All programs”. Next.