Monday, July 20, 2015

SAP Java Connector (JCo)

SAP JAVA Connector (JCo) is an API that allows bidirectional communication of a Java application with any SAP system. It is very much used while interfacing SAP application from JAVA based applications. It allows Java programs to connect to SAP systems and invoke Remote Function Modules (BAPI). It also allows parsing of IDocs (SAP Intermediate Documents) amongst other things. Both types (in/outbound) of the communication are supported.

The SAP Connector leverages following out-of-box libraries provided by SAP:

SAP JAVA Connector - is an API that allows bidirectional communication of a Java application with any SAP system

SAP JAVA IDoc Class Library – a suite of libraries providing an API which helps navigating, reading, filling, and modifying IDocs.


Both SAP libraries are part of JCo. The JCo libraries are coming licensed without additional license fees as part of the respective SAP solution or SAP component license for SAP customers.


More information:

service.sap.com/connectors -> SAP Java Connector (SAP JCo)
SMP component: BC-MID-CON-JCO

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