SAP® Systeme

aktualisiert 24/2/23 von Jyothsna Sarali

Um ein SAP®-System hinzuzufügen, gehst du zu Settings > SAP Systems. Klicke auf "+ SAP-System", um eines zu erstellen.

Eine SAP-System Verbindung anlegen

  1. Basic
  • Display name - Required field. This is the name you can define for your SAP® System in the application.
  • SID - SAP® System ID. Required field. This is the system ID of the SAP® Logon.

The selection for the Type depends on if you are connected directly to the server or if you are connected over a messageserver.

  • Application Server: If Application Server is selected, then the fields Application Server and Instance Number (System Number) have to be filled. Application Server and Instance Number are required fields.
  • Load Balancing: If you select Load Balancing, then the fields Message Server and Group have to be filled. Message Server and Group are required fields. SAP Router field is optional.

Enter the details and click Next.

  1. Authentication
SAP Authentication

Provide the Client, Language (Eg: E for English and D for German/Deutsch). Both are required fields.

There are 3 Authentication modes. As you select the required Authentication mode, the respective fields are displayed.

  • Username and Password - Enter your SAP® credentials: SAP® Username and Password.
  • SNC with SSO (Single Sign-On)
    • You can find this information in the SAP logon by right-clicking on the required connection and selecting Properties.
    • In the following window you must select the second tab Network, where you will find the information you need.
    • You can choose between Kerberos and NTLM for the mechanisms.
    • If neither of the two is available, you can specify a third individual alternative.
    Partner name
    • You can determine the partner name using transaction SU01 (User Maintenance).
    • In the user maintenance, enter the respective user and then click on the eyeglass symbol.
    • Alternatively you can also press F7 here.
    • In the overview, select the SNC tab.
    • In the SNC name field, you see the value that you must specify as the partner name.
    Quality of Protection
    • Authentication
    • Integrity
    • Privacy
    • Maximum Available
    Mechanism - You can choose between Kerberos and NTLM. If neither are available, then choose Individual.
    • Kerberos
    • NTLM
    • Individual - Enter the fields Library path and My Name.
  • SNC without SSO - This mode requires Username and Password along with all the fields mentioned in the previous selection.
  1. Advanced
SAP Advanced

The final step involves the selection of RFC API and RFC Function.

  • RFC Protocol - The options available are Netweaver RFC and Classic RFC. The selection depends on the respective version of the SAP® GUI.
    SAP® GUI from version 750 --> NetweaverRFC
    SAP® GUI up to version 740 --> ClassicRFC. The Support of SAP® for the Classic RFC has been closed in 2016, but it is still available in all  SAP® kernel version, as well as in SAP® S/4Hana (
  • RFC Funtion Type - The options available are Certified, Legacy (Small) and Legacy (Extended).
  • Is S/4HANA - Select this option if you have an S/4HANA platform.
  • RFC Function Name
    The function module "/DABEXP/RFC_SAPCONNECTOR" is the new version of the SAP® connection. 
    The function module "Z_RFC_READ_TABLE" is an old version of the SAP® connection.
    Custom - You can select this option when you have renamed the function module. Enter the name in the field: Custom RFC Function Name. This is a required field when the option Custom is selected.
  • Assigned System Slots - Choose the system slots.
The values of the two lower variables should not be changed unless recommended by support.
  • Batch Size - Define the batch size.
  • Limit Dependency Batch Size - Enable this option if your SAP® System user is MaxDB and you have trouble extracting dependency tables.
The SAP system can be added without performing 'Test Connection'.
Test Connection

After you have entered all the details, test the connection. You can also save the connection without testing. Click on Finish to save the details.

SAP® system Settings

The SAP® system you created will be listed in the SAP® Systems page. You can Edit/Clone/Delete the system and also Test the connection as shown below. With the Search function it is possible to search for a specific SAP® system.

EditSAP System

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