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Web Service in 6.20 - SICF/Logon Information

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Hello all. Hopefully I am putting this question into the correct area.

We are currently running on a WAS 6.20/SAP 4.7 environment. I have created an RFC and found the WSDL for this module.

In a 6.40 environment, I was able to generate the Proxy and call the Web Service successfully. I did get a prompt to login to the 6.20 system.

We need to be able to secure this web service because it is going to contain HR Data such as SSN#s and Credit Card Numbers. What is the best way to call this web service to avoid having to manually enter the user id and password?

Thanks,

Chris

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Former Member
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Raja,

Thanks for the response. Our requirements for this have changed since I have posted my message.

Originally they were going to try and use a 6.40 ABAP system for this call. Now they are going to develop this application in a non-SAP java environment. So now I think it gets a little more difficult. I have looked at the links you sent me and found some additional information so here are some follow up questions.

1. I have looked at using X.509 certificates. Is it possible to have a certificate that is assigned to just this particular RFC that is going to be called as a Web Service? I don't want to assign it to the entire 6.20 environment due to the nature of the data?

2. The RFC Web Service is going to be called in a background process. So there will not be a user manually running this. Is there anything I need to consider for this?

Thanks in advance for any help that can be provided.

Chris

athavanraja
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you have a WebAS 6.20 system where the webservice (RFC) lies. and you are calling this from a WebAS6.40 system Right?

in this case, you can

1. set up sso between two systems

http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/cd/4b9838814b432be10000009b38f8cf/frameset.htm

(serach SDN weblogs, there are many weblogs on this topic)

or

2. set up trust relationship between two system

http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/37/1a9b6a338cca448508f3a48d2d1e2d/frameset.htm

http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04/helpdata/en/d3/5b5c8ac5a93941b9f4e2f09b50beb4/frameset.htm

Regards

Raja