To Connect to ESS, start your Internet browser and
enter your companies ESS web address, for eg. type in the
following address: http://www.ess.planetsap.com
(some companies use address starting with httpS and not
http). You may use any computer with Internet Explorer
(version 4.0 - 5.0 - Note: IE 5.5 will not work at this time)
or Netscape Navigator (version 4.06 or higher).
A security alert message appears on the screen
confirming you are using a secure connection, click the OK
Logon screen will appear prompting you to::
Enter Network User Id: ABC123
For first time users, you will be prompted to change your
Passwords must use at least 3 but no more than 8 characters,
can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, can not
begin with ?, !,
space, three identical characters or any sequence of three
characters contained in your user ID.
Do not use pass or init or SAP* as your password.
Passwords are not case sensitive.
If you have trouble logging on to ESS
(which includes forgetting your password) please contact the
SAP Help Desk.
ESS will work with your company's
standard web browser. You
should be able to logon from home or any other remote
Expect response times between 3 and 15
seconds to load the screens.
Response times could be much slower during heavy usage
periods such as early morning, lunch time, and end of the day.
If you are experiencing slow response times, please try
your session again at another time.
Response times may be slower from your home PC.