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MDM Configuration Assistant Tool

MDM Configuration Assistant is a standalone tool to help check typos, sub-optimal parameter values, duplicate parameters, missing mandatory parameters, relevance of the parameters within the sections, dependencies within the parameters, inconsistent and incorrect settings.

MDM Configuration Assistant tool provides the following configuration options:

  • Assistance with configuring MDM correctly so that you can connect your Master Data Server (MDS) to a DB server
  • Assistance with validating and managing the configuration settings of the INI files (mds.ini, mdis.ini and mdss.ini) of your MDM server

MDM Configuration Assistant Tool

Prerequisites
To run Configuration Validation to Enable MDS Connection to DBMS option, MDM should be at MDM 7.1 SP03 or higher. Start MDM at least once so that the INI files are initialized.
To run Configuration Validation and Management of MDM Configuration Files option, MDM should be at MDM 7.1 SP06 or higher.
JVM 6.1 or higher

Downloading and Running the Tool
You can download this tool from SAP Note 1543650. Download the attached zip file from the note and extract it on the MDM host server. MDM_ConfigAssistant folder will be created. Move this folder to /usr/sap/<SID> location.

MDM Configuration Assistant Tool

If the host server is Unix/Linux, ensure that run_unix has execute permission. Depending on your operating system, run run_unix or run_win.cmd as <sid>adm user.

Depending on the option you choose the tool will ask you to fill in MDM server or DB parameters. Key in the parameters, Confirm input and Execute the checks.

Configuration Validation to Enable MDS Connection to DBMS

You can also run the tool from command line in a batch mode.

For the Configuration Validation to Enable MDS Connection to DBMS option, run the following
<java6 path>\bin\java –jar com.sap.mdm.tco.configAssistant.jar –cfg Connect2DB –ino <MDM_INSTANCE_NUMBER> –dbName <DBMS_NAME> -dbType <DBMS_Type> -dbUser <DBMS_User_Name> -dbPwd <DBMS_Password> [options]

Example: C:\Java\sapjvm_6\bin\java.exe -jar ./bin/com.sap.mdm.tco.configAssistant.jar -cfg Connect2DB –ino 00 -dbName QAUTF -dbType d -dbUser db2user -dbPwd db2password

and for Configuration Validation and Management of MDM Configuration Files option, run the following
<java6 path>\bin\java –jar com.sap.mdm.tco.configAssistant.jar –cfg ManageINISetting –ino <MDM_INSTANCE_NUMBER> [options]

Example: C:\Java\sapjvm_6\bin\java.exe -jar ./bin/com.sap.mdm.tco.configAssistant.jar -cfg ManageINISetting –ino 00

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