Course announcements

  • This course introduces you to SAP Plant Connectivity (PCo). Along with providing an overview of the product, this course enables you to use the basic scope of functions provided by PCo. The course is also intended to give an overview of the role of PCo in manufacturing integration, automation, and M2M scenarios. It will prepare you to gain a conceptual understanding of the features, functions, and options of PCo, so that you can successfully implement PCo in a company.
  • The course contains detailed information about the following topics:
    • Positioning of PCo in different business automation scenarios
    • How to set up basic communication scenarios between data sources and SAP business systems
    • Overview of customer extensions
    • General rules of how to operate PCo

Goals

  • Understand the features and use cases for SAP PCo
  • Understand the business processes of SAP PCo
  • Connect to data sources
  • Connect to destination systems
  • Configure and run PCo agents in order to achieve reliable data connections
  • Understand how PCo can act as a universal data connector between different communication protocols and data formats
  • Understand the technical requirements of PCo
  • Understand how PCo can be extended by customers to support custom business processes
  • Understand the best practices for operating PCo

Audience

  • Consultants
  • System administrators who setup and operate PCo in a business network

Prerequisites

Essential

  • Basic knowledge of or experience in Microsoft Windows

Recommended

  • SAP ME and MII know-how

Course based on software release

  • SAP Plant Connectivity 15.1

Content

  • Course Overview
  • Business Overview
  • PCo Overview
  • Source Systems
  • Destination Systems
  • Agents
  • Customer Extensions
  • PCo Operation