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The following section contains administration information for the Internet Communication Manager (ICM), which is responsible for accepting and forwarding requests in an AS Java Instance .


The overall architecture of the ICM and the ICM Server Cache are described in the following sections:

Internet Communication Manager (ICM)

ICM Server Cache

The processing of HTTP Requests in AS Java is described under Processing HTTP Requests in AS Java .


The ICM administration is performed in the following ways:


Restrictions for SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment


Note that the following functions mentioned refer to an AS ABAP and are not available in an AS Java only installation (Composition Environment) :

  • ICM Monitor (transaction SMICM)

  • Internet Communication Framework (ICF)

The SAP Web Dispatcher is not included in a CE installation, but available on the SAP Service Marketplace.