The ActiveControl Web Platform is a UI5 front-end, coded in Typescript. As already mentioned in previous section, ActiveControl continues to require an ABAP backend (the AC Domain Controller).##

Figure: The ActiveControl Web Platform homescreen has a UI5, Fiori app-tile based look and feel.

Deployment Options

Unlike earlier versions of ActiveControl, the ActiveControl Web Platform requires an additional server in addition to the ActiveControl Domain Controller system. As of ActiveControl Web Platform 9.00, the Web Platform can either be deployed to Node Server or to BTP Server:

Figure: The ActiveControl Web Platform requires a new server, which can either be a Node server or BTP.

As Basis Technologies’ customers have different deployment requirements and different levels of usage of Fiori LaunchPad, the intention is to offer various deployment options.

NodeJS Server BTP Server
Fiori Launchpad Possible Possible
BTI Dashboard Possible Possible

Triggering the Web Platform via the SAPGUI.

It is possible to trigger the ActiveControl Web Platform from within the SAPGUI of the Domain Controller system, via transaction /BTI/WP_LAUNCH. Note that this requires configuration via table /BTI/WP_URL (again in the SAPGUI backend of the ActiveControl Domain Controller system). More details (and screenshots) can be found in this online Knowledge Article.


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