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When you use ICF for communications, security-relevant data can be recorded in trace files. You must handle access to these trace files as restrictively as possible.

In transaction SICF ( Start of the navigation path Edit Next navigation step Traces End of the navigation path), you can activate, deactivate, and display traces for individual services.

The following trace files can contain security-relevant data:

Work Process Traces

  • dev_w<n>

ICM Trace

  • dev_icm<n>

Message Server Trace

  • dev_ms

Web Dispatcher Trace

  • dev_wdisp

More Information

As an administrator, you can block other users'access to ICF traces:

For more information about using ICF traces, see the ICF documentation under the following:

For a general overview of the SAP NetWeaver AS trace files, see: