• The “SAP Certified Technology Associate – SAP Enterprise Portal 7.4” certification exam verifies fundamental knowledge and a set of proven skills in the areas of implementation and the operation of an SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.4 environment. It tests whether the candidate satisfies the requirements associated with the consultant profile and can implement this knowledge practically in SAP NetWeaver Portal projects.

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

Portal Content > 12%

Describe the key content objects provided by the portal platform, explain how to create delta link relationships and portal content objects. Describe the process flow of Portal Content translation.

Secure System Operation > 12%

Describe the architecture and function of the UME, explain the authorization concepts of AS Java and SAP NetWeaver Portal. Explain how to secure the access to portal components using security zones, and how to setup SSL encryption for the HTTP and LDAP protocols of AS Java.

System Monitoring 8% – 12%

Describe the monitoring infrastructure of AS Java and how to monitor SAP NetWeaver Portal and TREX. Describe how to configure SAP Solution Manager to monitor AS Java.

System Architecture 8% – 12%

Explain the architecture of AS ABAP, AS Java and the building blocks of SAP NetWeaver Portal.

End-User Tasks 8% – 12%

List and use the personalization capabilities of SAP NetWeaver Portal, describe how to Logon to and navigate SAP NetWeaver Portal and SAP systems based on ASA ABAP. List the screen elements of SAP NetWeaver Portal.

System Configuration 8% – 12%

Explain how to maintain settings for the AS Java with the ‘Config Tool’ and SAP NetWeaver Administrator and also show how to connect SAP systems to the SAP NetWeaver Portal. Explain how to establish a Single Sign-On with backend systems and how to implement a federated portal network.

SAP Software Portfolio < 8%

Describe the structure of SAP’s software solutions, explain the SAP maintenance strategy and describe the benefits of using an enterprise portal and the genealogy of SAP NetWeaver Portal.

Knowledge Management < 8%

Describe the Knowledge Management architecture and the basic functions of Content Management. Explain the Web Page Composer functions.

Starting and Stopping SAP Systems < 8%

Describe the process of starting an SAP NetWeaver AS Java and explain how to monitor and troubleshoot the start and stop processes.

Software Development Concepts < 8%

Explain the process flow for the development process using NWDI and list the different tools for portal content development. Explain the different transport scenarios.

Collaboration < 8%

Explain and use Virtual Rooms, Enterprise Workspaces, forums, and Wikis.

Application Life Cycle Management < 8%

List the tools offered by SAP Solution Manager for managing the application life cycle, explain how to apply updates to AS Java using JSPM and SUM. Describe how to configure and use the Enhanced Change and Transport System for portal transports.

General Information

Exam Preparation

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as “Topic Areas” and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

Please be aware that the professional- level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios.

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