Hana Smart Data Integration – Installing the DP Agent
The Data Provisioning Agent hosts all SDI Adapters and acts as the communication interface between Hana and the Adapter. As such the DP Agent version has to match the Hana version. Which version to use is best found out by looking at the PAM (link) for Hana SDI, the Essential Information document.
The DP Agent can be installed anywhere and one Hana instance can have many agents configured. Hence there is a great freedom. Some adapters might have certain requirements however, e.g. a File Adapter can read all files it has access to. In order to read a file from a local disk drive, the File Adapter and therefore one Agent has to be installed on