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hello,

What is Web AS?? Is it the same of What we were refering as Application server in Previous Versions??. Or is it A Replacement of Only the Basis Component in Application Server.

cheers

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Hello,

yes it's MORE (and not less) that what we were refering as application server in previous versions.

As of version numbering 6.xx the well known SAP R/3 Applicaton Server (SAP Basis) became implicitly "web enabled". (Not as in the past through middlewares like ITS, etc.). From 6.xx on you can access the Application Server directly

- via SAPGUI (DIAG protocol) / Dynpro or

- via Browser (http(s) protocol) / BSP

Also since 6.xx application server there is the (old) ABAP stack (runtime) available and additional a java engine.

Hope this helped a little bit...

Juergen

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