In the Repository tree view, expand the Metadata node, right-click the SAP Connections node and select Create SAP connection from the contextual menu. The [SAP Connection] wizard opens up.
Fill in the generic properties such as Name, Purpose, and Description. The Status field is a customized field you can define in Window > Preferences.
Click Next to fill in the SAP system connection details.
In the Client field, enter your SAP usual connection code.
Fill in the Host field with the SAP system IP address.
Complete the other fields with your SAP system connection details.
If you need to retrieve tables with more than 512 bytes per row using this connection later, click the [+] button below the Additional Properties table to add a property api.use_z_talend_read_table and set its value to true. For more information, click Help to open the dialog box that shows the instruction.
Click Check to make sure that the connection works.
Click Finish to validate and save the settings. The newly created SAP connection node appears under the Metadata > SAP Connections node in the Repository tree view. Now you can drop the SAP connection node onto your design workspace as an SAP component, with the connection details automatically filled. If you need to further edit an SAP connection, right-click the connection node and select Edit SAP Connection from the contextual menu to open this wizard again and make your modifications.