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The following documentation gives a detailed technical description of the implementation of the SAP Network Interface (NI) and SAProuter.

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This is supplementary information and not a customer interface. Do not create custom developments based on this information. The interface is subject to change without notice.

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SAProuter is an SAP program that acts as an intermediate station (proxy) in a network connection between SAP Systems, or between SAP Systems and external networks. SAProuter controls the access to your network (application level gateway), and, as such, is a useful enhancement to an existing firewall system (port filter).

This documentation covers the following topics:

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