Additional efforts to correct problem...
More unsuccessful attempts to correct the problem:
- I uninstalled the SAP extension, deleted the cache file, closed all programs, did a warm reboot, reinstalled the SAP Extension. I got the error of a more current version being available in extension manager and said yes to "update all".
- deleted all connections and site files on local and remote, set-up new site definition, tested connections and repeated the SAP setup instructions and ran through wizard.
I am still faced with the same situation - i.e. the pages are generated as .php and show up on the testing server with the "undefined" "undefined" at the top of the page - (outer most wrapper).
Is it possible the problem is in the extension or its interaction with other extensions? I can really use some guidance as I have tried all of the obvious stuff with no success.