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With the standalone version of the JCo you can set up communication between external (non-SAP) Java application and AS ABAP.

The SAP JCo Standalone offers both client and server functionalities (ABAP calls Java (external), Java (external) calls ABAP). Communication takes place on the ABAP side using Remote Function Call (RFC).

Implementation Considerations

The standalone of the SAP JCo can be downloaded as an independent component from SAP Service Marketplace (


When processing IDocs, you can use the IDoc Library in addition to the SAP JCo Standalone. This component is also available as a separate installation file from SAP Service Marketplace (


SAP JCo Standalone is not recommended for communicating between SAP Java applications and AS ABAP. You should use the SAP Java Resource Adapter for this scenario.