BEP – 2 – Defining a Remote Function Call to SAP NetWeaver Gateway

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The configuration steps to be executed on the backend (BEP) are detailed at SAP Help. The steps are for the OData Channel Service for backend system.

  1. Settings for Idempotent services Blog SAP Help
  2. Defining a remote function call to SAP Gateway SAP Help
  3. Connection settings to SAP Gateway Blog SAP Help
  4. Configure bgRFC supervisor destination Blog SAP Help

This document explains how to execute step 2.

“You create or define a background remote function call (bgRFC) destination, which is used for communications in an outbound queue, and an inbound queue among SAP systems.”
SAP Help

Important: “If you are using push from an SAP Business Suite backend system to an SAP NetWeaver Gateway hub system, it is important not to have a trusted RFC connection.”

SPRO: SAP Reference IMG and navigate to  SAP NetWeaver Gateway Service Enablement Backend OData Channel Connection Settings to SAP NetWeaver Gateway Create RFC Destination for Outbound Queues

This open transaction SM59.

  1. Click Create.


  1. Give a name for the RFC destination, like BEP_BGRFC_DEST
  • Connection type: 3
  • Inform a description
  1. Go to tab “Technical Settings
  • Target host: host name of SAP Gateway system
  • System number: system number of SAP Gateway system


  1. Go to tab “Logon & Security
  • Enter the logon data for the technical user
  • Trust Relationship: No


  1. Go to tab “Special Options
  • Transfer Protocol: Classic with bgRFC


  1. Save
  2. Test the connection.



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Tobias Hofmann

Doing stuff with SAP since 1998. Open, web, UX, cloud. I am not a Basis guy, but very knowledgeable about Basis stuff, as it's the foundation of everything I do (DevOps). Performance is king, and unit tests is something I actually do. Developing HTML5 apps when HTML5 wasn't around. HCP/SCP user since 2012, NetWeaver since 2002, ABAP since 1998.

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