Note 894009 - Adobe Document Services: Configuration Guide (SAP NW 7.0)

Version / Date 3 / 2008-01-24
Priority Recommendations/additional info
Category Installation information
Primary Component BC-SRV-FP Forms Processing
Secondary Components


You configure Adobe Document Services with SAP NetWeaver 7.0 and use the Configuration Guide for Adobe Document Services to do this.

Other terms

Adobe, ADS, PDF, Interactive Forms, forms, installation

Reason and Prerequisites

You use Adobe Document Services with SAP NetWeaver 7.0.


This note is an addition to the Configuration Guide for Adobe Document Services. It includes points that are not yet contained in the guide.

Versions of the Configuration Guide:

The current version of the configuration guide for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 is at the Internet address Choose Installation & Configuration -> SAP Interactive Forms - Configuration Guides.
We recommend you always use the newest version.

Problem analysis

If an error occurs during or after the configuration, use the problem analysis scenario (PAS) to analyze and solve the problem. The PAS descriptions are available at On the right screen select Functional View -> SAP NetWeaver by Key Capability -> Solution Life Cycle Management by Key Capability -> SAP NetWeaver Problem Analysis Guide (PAG) -> Usage Type Application Server Java -> Problem Analysis Scenarios for Adobe Document Services.
You can find additional support for the problem analysis in the step by step description in SAP Note 944221.

Front end: Adobe Reader

To use Interactive Forms, Adobe Reader must be installed on the relevant front end. For information about the version of reader required, see Note 834573.

Affected Releases
Software Component Release From Release To Release And subsequent

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