Configuration & Integration

Once you install ABAP application server, it is necessary to configure it properly for application development.

To find the details about ABAP configuration, you can go to SAP Reference IMG → SAP NetWeaver → Application Server


If you are using SAP Solman, you can check this configuration by going to T-Code − SOLAR_LIBRARY.

To use Web Dynpro with ABAP application development, you have to make additional configuration for web Dynpro programming.

Internet Communication Manager

You need to set HTTP/HTTPS in ICM service. A service contains following different components −

  • Service/Port
  • Protocol used in service HTTP/HTTPS
  • Processing timeout
  • Keep alive timeout
  • Service status − Active/inactive

You can choose Go To → Service to create, delete, activate or deactivate services. To display the ICM server cache statistics, choose Goto → Statistics

Internet Communication Framework

You should activate the Internet Communication Framework (ICF) service. You can activate this service by going to SPRO → SAP Reference IMG → SAP NetWeaver → Application Server → Internet Communication Framework → Activate HTTP service

Display Framework

When you install Application server ABAP, all ICF services are in inactive state. You can maintain ICF services using T-code − SICF under ICF tree.

Easy Access

You can activate ICF service in the following ways −

  • Using the menu option, Service/Host → Activate
  • Using the context menu and choosing Activate Service.
Maintain Services

Service Host

Layout Editor in View Designer

You should activate all the services in SICF for Web Dynpro ABAP to use the layout editor in the view designer.

Single Sign On

You should set SSO on the relevant host.


You should use fully qualified domain names FQDN and short forms should be avoided.