Securing Communication Channels

Use

Data is transferred via the following communication channels, among others:

Communication Channels

From

To

Protocol

MaxDB X Server

MaxDB client (database tool, interface)

TCP/IP

Optional: SSL (only in SAP systems)

MaxDB X Server

SAProuter

NI (SAP protocol)

Optional: NISSL (only in SAP systems)

Procedure

In SAP systems you can encrypt a data transfer to ensure that no data is intercepted during transfer between two computers.

For more information, see the Installation Guide for your SAP system; see SAP note 767598.

When logging onto a database instance, the user's password is encrypted rather than being transferred in plain text. See Concepts of the Database System, Authentication.

See also:

Documentation for SAProuter at SAP NetWeaver ®  SAP NetWeaver Configuration ® SAP Web Application Server ® SAPRouter