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Clarification R/3 4.6/4.7 and WebAs6.20/6.30/6.40

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Hi all,

I would like to know the difference between the SAP R/3 system 4.6/4.7 and the WebAS 6.20/6.30/6.40.Whats the relation between them.Is SAP R/3 4.7 using WebAs 6.20 to run sap applications.Even the training version minisap 6.10/6.20 are Web Application servers.How do they differ from other servers.Pls clarify me in this regard.I'm a bit confused with all these versions.

Thanx in advance

Gopinath Venkatesan

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the R/3 systems 4.6/4.7 are full of erp applications like FI, CO, HR, etc.

the WAS6.x systems are just the technical basis for those systems (or you can use them standalone). since R/3 Enterprise (4.7) the SAP systems (or other products like BW, CRM) use the WAS6.x as technical basis, too.

kr, achim

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Maybe things would be more clear if you look at eg in order to see what the big picture concenrning netweaver is.

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