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abapEnvironmentAssemblePackages

Assembly of installation, support package or patch in SAP Cloud Platform ABAP Environment system

Description

This step runs the assembly of a list of provided installations, support packages or patches in SAP Cloud Platform ABAP Environment system and saves the corresponding SAR archive to the filesystem.

Usage

We recommend to define values of step parameters via .pipeline/config.yml file.
In this case, calling the step is essentially reduced to defining the step name.
Calling the step can be done either in an orchestrator specific way (e.g. via a Jenkins library step) or on the command line.

library('piper-lib-os')

abapEnvironmentAssemblePackages script: this
piper abapEnvironmentAssemblePackages

Outputs

Output type Details
commonPipelineEnvironment
  • abap/addonDescriptor

Artifacts

  • package logs ({packagename}.zip) This archive contains all relevant transport logs per assembled package which might be needed for detailed analysis in case of support requests or for audit purpose. For productive builds it might be advisable to store this file as well as the overall pipeline run logs in a revision proof manner. For every assembled package an respective zip archive with its related logs are created and archived as artifact.

Prerequisites

  • A SAP BTP, ABAP environment system is available.
  • This can be created manually on Cloud Foundry.
  • In a pipeline, you can do this, for example, with the step cloudFoundryCreateService.
  • Communication Scenario “SAP BTP, ABAP Environment - Software Assembly Integration (SAP_COM_0582)“ is setup for this system.
  • E.g. a Communication User, a Communication System and a Communication Arrangement are configured.
  • This can be done manually through the respective applications on the SAP BTP, ABAP environment system,
  • or through creating a service key for the system on cloud foundry with the parameters {“scenario_id”: “SAP_COM_0582", “type”: “basic”}.
  • In a pipeline, you can do this, for example, with the step cloudFoundryCreateServiceKey.
  • You have following options to provide the ABAP endpoint configuration:
  • The host and credentials the SAP BTP, ABAP environment system itself. The credentials must be configured for the Communication Scenario SAP_COM_0582.
  • The Cloud Foundry parameters (API endpoint, organization, space), credentials, the service instance for the ABAP service and the service key for the Communication Scenario SAP_COM_0582.
  • Only provide one of those options with the respective credentials. If all values are provided, the direct communication (via host) has priority.
  • The step needs information about the packages which should be assembled present in the CommonPipelineEnvironment.
  • For each repository/component version it needs the name of the repository, the version, splevel, patchlevel, namespace, packagename, package type, the status of the package, and optional the predecessor commit id.
  • To upload this information to the CommonPipelineEnvironment run prior to this step the steps:
  • If one of the package is already in status released, the assembly for this package will not be executed.
  • The Software Components for which packages are to be assembled need to be present in the system.
  • This can be done manually through the respective applications on the SAP BTP, ABAP environment system.
  • In a pipeline, you can do this, for example, with the step abapEnvironmentPullGitRepo.
  • The packages to be assembled need to be reserved in AAKaaS and the corresponding information needs to be present in CommonPipelineEnvironment. To do so run step abapAddonAssemblyKitReserveNextPackages prior this step.

Parameters

Overview - Step

Name Mandatory Additional information
addonDescriptor yes
password (yes) Secret pass via ENV or Jenkins credentials
script (yes) Jenkins only reference to Jenkins main pipeline script
username (yes) Secret pass via ENV or Jenkins credentials
certificateNames no
cfApiEndpoint no
cfOrg no
cfServiceInstance no
cfServiceKeyName no
cfSpace no
host no
maxRuntimeInMinutes no
pollIntervalsInMilliseconds no
verbose no activates debug output

Overview - Execution Environment

Orchestrator-specific only

These parameters are relevant for orchestrator usage and not considered when using the command line option.

Name Mandatory Additional information
containerCommand no Jenkins only
containerShell no Jenkins only
dockerEnvVars no
dockerImage no
dockerName no
dockerOptions no
dockerPullImage no
dockerVolumeBind no Jenkins only
dockerWorkspace no Jenkins only

Details

addonDescriptor

Structure in the commonPipelineEnvironment containing information about the Product Version and corresponding Software Component Versions

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type string
Mandatory yes
Default $PIPER_addonDescriptor (if set)
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☐ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references commonPipelineEnvironment:
  reference to: abap/addonDescriptor

certificateNames

certificates for the backend system, this certificates needs to be stored in .pipeline/trustStore

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type []string
Mandatory no
Default $PIPER_certificateNames (if set)
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

cfApiEndpoint

Cloud Foundry API endpoint

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Scope Details
Aliases cloudFoundry/apiEndpoint
Type string
Mandatory no
Default $PIPER_cfApiEndpoint (if set)
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

cfOrg

Cloud Foundry target organization

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Scope Details
Aliases cloudFoundry/org
Type string
Mandatory no
Default $PIPER_cfOrg (if set)
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

cfServiceInstance

Cloud Foundry Service Instance

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Scope Details
Aliases cloudFoundry/serviceInstance
Type string
Mandatory no
Default $PIPER_cfServiceInstance (if set)
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

cfServiceKeyName

Cloud Foundry Service Key

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Scope Details
Aliases - cloudFoundry/serviceKey
- cloudFoundry/serviceKeyName
- cfServiceKey
Type string
Mandatory no
Default $PIPER_cfServiceKeyName (if set)
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

cfSpace

Cloud Foundry target space

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Scope Details
Aliases cloudFoundry/space
Type string
Mandatory no
Default $PIPER_cfSpace (if set)
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

containerCommand

Jenkins-specific: Used for proper environment setup.

Kubernetes only: Allows to specify start command for container created with dockerImage parameter to overwrite Piper default (/usr/bin/tail -f /dev/null).

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type string
Mandatory no
Default
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

containerShell

Jenkins-specific: Used for proper environment setup.

Allows to specify the shell to be executed for container with containerName.

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type string
Mandatory no
Default
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

dockerEnvVars

Jenkins-specific: Used for proper environment setup.

Environment variables to set in the container, e.g. [http_proxy: "proxy:8080"].

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type map[string]string
Mandatory no
Default
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

dockerImage

Jenkins-specific: Used for proper environment setup.

Name of the docker image that should be used. If empty, Docker is not used and the command is executed directly on the Jenkins system.

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type string
Mandatory no
Default ppiper/cf-cli:7
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

dockerName

Jenkins-specific: Used for proper environment setup.

Kubernetes only: Name of the container launching dockerImage. SideCar only: Name of the container in local network.

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type string
Mandatory no
Default cf
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

dockerOptions

Jenkins-specific: Used for proper environment setup.

Docker options to be set when starting the container.

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type []string
Mandatory no
Default
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

dockerPullImage

Jenkins-specific: Used for proper environment setup.

Set this to 'false' to bypass a docker image pull. Useful during development process. Allows testing of images which are available in the local registry only.

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type bool
Mandatory no
Default true
Possible values - true
- false
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

dockerVolumeBind

Jenkins-specific: Used for proper environment setup.

Volumes that should be mounted into the docker container.

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type map[string]string
Mandatory no
Default
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

dockerWorkspace

Jenkins-specific: Used for proper environment setup.

Kubernetes only: Specifies a dedicated user home directory for the container which will be passed as value for environment variable HOME.

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type string
Mandatory no
Default
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

host

Specifies the host address of the SAP Cloud Platform ABAP Environment system

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type string
Mandatory no
Default $PIPER_host (if set)
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

maxRuntimeInMinutes

maximal runtime of the step in minutes

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type int
Mandatory no
Default 360
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☐ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

password

Password for either the Cloud Foundry API or the Communication Arrangement for SAP_COM_0582

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type string
Mandatory yes
Default $PIPER_password (if set)
Secret yes
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☐ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

pollIntervalsInMilliseconds

wait time in milliseconds till next status request in the backend system

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type int
Mandatory no
Default 60000
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☐ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

script

Jenkins-specific: Used for proper environment setup.

The common script environment of the Jenkinsfile running. Typically the reference to the script calling the pipeline step is provided with the this parameter, as in script: this. This allows the function to access the commonPipelineEnvironment for retrieving, e.g. configuration parameters.

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type Jenkins Script
Mandatory yes
Default
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☐ parameter
  • ☐ general
  • ☐ steps
  • ☐ stages
Resource references none

username

User for either the Cloud Foundry API or the Communication Arrangement for SAP_COM_0582

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type string
Mandatory yes
Default $PIPER_username (if set)
Secret yes
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☐ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

verbose

verbose output

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Scope Details
Aliases -
Type bool
Mandatory no
Default false
Possible values - true
- false
Secret no
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages
Resource references none

abapCredentialsId

Jenkins-specific: Used for proper environment setup. See using credentials for details.

Jenkins credentials ID containing user and password to authenticate to the Cloud Platform ABAP Environment system or the Cloud Foundry API

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Scope Details
Aliases - cfCredentialsId
- credentialsId
Type string
Configuration scope
  • ☒ parameter
  • ☒ general
  • ☒ steps
  • ☒ stages

Examples

Configuration in the config.yml

The recommended way to configure your pipeline is via the config.yml file. In this case, calling the step in the Jenkinsfile is reduced to one line:

abapEnvironmentAssemblePackages script: this

If you want to provide the host and credentials of the Communication Arrangement directly, the configuration could look as follows:

steps:
  abapEnvironmentAssemblePackages:
    abapCredentialsId: 'abapCredentialsId',
    host: 'https://myABAPendpoint.com',

Or by authenticating against Cloud Foundry and reading the Service Key details from there:

steps:
  abapEnvironmentAssemblePackages:
    abapCredentialsId: 'cfCredentialsId',
    cfApiEndpoint : 'https://test.server.com',
    cfOrg : 'cfOrg',
    cfSpace: 'cfSpace',
    cfServiceInstance: 'myServiceInstance',
    cfServiceKeyName: 'myServiceKey',

Input via the CommonPipelineEnvironment

{"addonProduct":"",
"addonVersion":"",
"addonVersionAAK":"",
"addonUniqueID":"",
"customerID":"",
"AddonSpsLevel":"",
"AddonPatchLevel":"",
"TargetVectorID":"",
"repositories":[
  {
    "name":"/DMO/REPO_A",
    "tag":"",
    "branch":"",
    "version":"",
    "versionAAK":"0001",
    "PackageName":"SAPK001001REPOA",
    "PackageType":"CPK",
    "SpLevel":"0000",
    "PatchLevel":"0001",
    "PredecessorCommitID":"cbb834e9e03cde177d2f109a6676901972983fbc",
    "Status":"P",
    "Namespace":"/DMO/",
    "SarXMLFilePath":""
  },
  {
    "name":"/DMO/REPO_B",
    "tag":"",
    "branch":"",
    "version":"",
    "versionAAK":"0002",
    "PackageName":"SAPK002001REPOB",
    "PackageType":"CPK",
    "SpLevel":"0001",
    "PatchLevel":"0001",
    "PredecessorCommitID":"2f7d43923c041a07a76c8adc859c737ad772ef26",
    "Status":"P",
    "Namespace":"/DMO/",
    "SarXMLFilePath":""
  }
]}