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You need to add connection parameters to your back-end system in your locally installed SAP NetWeaver Business Client (NWBC) by choosing Start of the navigation path Settings Next navigation step Connections Next navigation step Systems End of the navigation path.

The following settings are required in your back-end system:

  • HTTP/HTTPS settings in ICM

    Explains that at least one HTTP or HTTPS port needs to be configured and active

  • Active services in ICF

    Describes active service nodes for NWBC in the SICF service tree

  • Settings for fully qualified domain names (FQDN)

    Explains the importance of fully qualified domain names and host name conventions

  • System security settings

    Descibes how HTTPS settings can be set up and how SSO2 cookies can be configured

  • Cockpits

    Introduces cockpits and their role for NWBC and explains how to set up a new cockpit

  • Configuration using table NWBC_CFG

    Lists the name-value pairs of possible settings in table NWBC_CFG and describes their effects on the UI

  • ~test Page

    Introduces the importance of the ~test page for troubleshooting and describes the content of this page

  • ~launch Page

    Describes how the ~launch page offers an overview of all available cockpits.

  • Transaction NWBC

    Explains the use of transaction NWBC as a central starting point for cockpits, the ~test page and the ~launch page, and display options of cockpits in NWBC for HTML and NWBC for Desktop


You have installed the following:

  • NWBC on your local machine

  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP (SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP) with one of the following SAP NetWeaver releases:

    • SAP NetWeaver 7.0 SP22 or higher

    • SAP NetWeaver 7.0 EHP1 SP7 or higher

    • SAP NetWeaver 7.0 EHP2, 7.03, 7.11, 7.20, and 7.30 or higher

    For information about the configuration of AS ABAP, see Customizing under Application Server or in SAP Solution Manager (Business Suite 2008) under Business Process Repository (transaction SOLAR_LIBRARY): Start of the navigation path Solutions Next navigation step Basic Configuration Next navigation step Configuration Structures Next navigation step SAP NetWeaver 7.0 End of the navigation path or SAP NetWeaver 7.1 and Usage Type AS ABAP .

  • The relevant SAP Business Suite system

For system administration purposes, you need the role SAP_BC_BASIS_ADMIN in your back-end system.