Setting up an RFC server
Perform several procedures to configure your SAP RFC server.
This section walks you through creating a user and an RFC destination, as well as configuring the RFC server and the services files.
Creating an SAP user
You can either create a dialog user or a technical user. However, it is recommended that you create a technical user as their password does not expire.
- rights to make RFC calls, at least the Authorization
check for RFC Access role
- rights to access the authorization objects of any IDoc
Creating an RFC Destination
Before you begin
Before proceeding with the following steps, make sure that an SAP user has been created to connect with Talend Jobs and Talend SAP RFC Server.
Log on to SAP as SAP Admin using SAP GUI.
Go to the SAP transaction SALE or
SM59 that leads directly to the configuration.
Click Create RFC Connections and then choose to create a
new TCP/IP based RFC destination,
TALEND_TL_RFC_DESTINATION in this example.
In the Technical Settings tab, select
Registered Server Program for Activation
Type, and then configure Program ID and
Gateway Options accordingly.
Remember: The SAP Program ID has to be identical to the entry in Talend SAP RFC Server.
In the Unicode tab, set the Unicode/Non-Unicode
Tip: Unicode is highly recommended.
- Configure Talend SAP RFC Server by editing its configuration file if needed.
Start Talend SAP RFC Server.
For more information about configuring and starting Talend SAP RFC Server, see the article Installing and configuring Talend SAP RFC Server.