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Spreadsheet Server Installation and Configuration Guide

Pre-Installation
(1) Go the business users desktop, log out the business user windows account, and log in
as administrator account
(2) Now, extract the entire Spreadsheet Server Installation File Pack (422 MB) to business
users machine from the following path:
\\aeonad774\Information System\Public\SAP\IBM_Share\Spreadsheet Server

After the extraction to the business user desktop, the desktop should have a folder
namely Spreadsheet Server, having 2 folders (x64 and x86) and a Setup.exe

(3) Now, disable the internet proxy settings (i.e enable full right to outside internet)

Installation
(1) Double-Click the Setup.exe inside the Spreadsheet Server folder one just copied.
(2) A window will be popped out as below, just clicking Run and type in the admin logon if
required.

(3) The software will be now checking each of criteria along the installation, DO NOT LET
THE MACHINE GO TO SLEEP OR SCREEN SAVER.

(4) After all criteria have been validated (will have a green tick next to it), the Install button
will be shown.

(5) Click the Install button


(6) Along the installation, for any agreement, just click Agree; leave all default settings, no
need to change, just click Next.

(7) The software will continue the installation and when it finished, as shown below, then
click Close button.

Initialization
(1) Now enable the internet proxy settings back to the original settings
(2) In the business users desktop, log off the administrator right, and let the business user
to login using his/her smart card or his/her own window logon.
(3) After the business user has logon to his/her own machine using his/her own window
logon, now go to the following path,
\\aeonad774\Information System\Public\SAP\IBM_Share\Client_SS_Config
(4) Copy the following 2 files into the below location (C:\Users\Public\Documents\Global
Software Inc\Spreadsheet Server) in the users machine:
DotNetConnections.xml
DotNetSecurity.xml
(5) Copy the following 3 files into the below location (C:\Users\Public\Documents\Global
Software Inc\Spreadsheet Server\CustomGL) in the users machine:
SAP_Conso.xml

SAP_NewGL.xml
SAP_Segment.xml
(6) Copy the following 4 files into the below location (C:\Users\Public\Documents\Global
Software Inc\Spreadsheet Server\AdHocQueries) in the users machine:
SAP - Monthly Transactions - Desc.xml
SAP - Monthly Transactions.xml
SAP - YTD Transactions - Desc.xml
SAP - YTD Transactions.xml
(7) Copy the following file into the below location (C:\Users\Public\Documents\Global
Software Inc\Spreadsheet Server\Query Designer\Queries) in the users machine:
SAP New GL Journals.edq
(8) Now, go to the following location:
(\\aeonfs\Individual Data$\Users\<window_user_name>\Application
Data\SAP\Common, where the <window_user_name> is the users window logon
name, e.g. mon.scchan.ibm to see if the file saplogon.ini exists or not,

If the saplogon.ini does not exist in the above location, please copy the following file
into the \\aeonfs\Individual Data$\Users\<window_user_name>\Application
Data\SAP\Common from the \\aeonad774\Information
System\Public\SAP\IBM_Share\Client_SS_Config,
Saplogon.ini
(9) Now, still using the business users login, Go to Start Menu->All Programs -> Global
Software Spreadsheet ServerClick the Spreadsheet Server Control Panel
(10)

Afterwards, it will pop the below windows, just let them loading,

(11)
Afterwards, the below screen pops out; click the Configure Spreadsheet Server,
a screen will be popped out,

(12)
In the above, check the radio button SAP, in the below path, check the radio
button Local - C:\Users\Public\Documents\Global Software Inc\Spreadsheet Server),
followed by clicking OK

(13)
Afterwards, it will prompt the business user to login, please input client number
(e.g if QAS, then input 500), the SAP User ID, the SAP Logon Password, followed by
clicking OK at the right-hand corner of the login screen.

(14)
The software will then start to initialize for a while, when the initialization is
complete, the following screen will be popped out.

(15)

In this screen, click the Setting in the upper pane

(16)
Under the General in the left pane, uncheck the box Start automatically when
Excel starts and check the box Enhanced Logging,

(17)
Now go to the Designer GL, click the Browse for GL Definition; when
prompting for password, input gsi, then click OK

(18)
One will see the following window, please choose the SAP_NewGL.xml, then
click ok.

(19)

Click Save

(20)

When asked whether to set it as Default GL Definition, click Yes

(21)
Repeat steps 17 to 19 for SAP_Conso.xml and SAP_Segment.xml
respectively, but when asked whether to set them as Default GL Definition, click No

(22)

Quit the screen

Test Run
(1) Now still under the logon of business user, Go to Start Menu->All Programs -> Microsoft
Office->Click the Microsoft Excel 2010 to start the Excel
(2) If the initialization is successful, one will see a tab Spreadsheet Server as below,

(3) When clicking the Spreadsheet Server tab, you will see below,

(4) To test logon to Spreadsheet Server, click the Disabled button to login, a login screen
will be displayed,

(5) Choose the desired connection, followed by clicking OK


(6) Input the client number, SAP User ID, SAP Logon Password, followed by clicking the
OK button,

(7) If logon successfully, the Excel upper pane will display with the Enabled button, with
green tick nearby, implying that now the user has logon to Spreadsheet Server through
Excel.