Network and Communication Security

The network topology for PDK for .NET is based on the topology used by the SAP NetWeaver platform. Therefore, the security guidelines and recommendations described in the SAP NetWeaver Security Guide also apply to PDK for .NET. Details that specifically apply to PDK for .NET are described in the following topics:

·        Communication Channel Security

This topic describes the communication paths and protocols used by PDK for .NET.

·        Network Security 

This topic describes the recommended network topology for PDK for .NET. It shows the appropriate network segments for the various client and server components and where to use firewalls for access protection. It also includes a list of the ports needed to operate PDK for .NET.

For more information, see the following sections in the SAP NetWeaver Security Guide:

·        Network and Communication Security

·        Security Aspects for Connectivity and Interoperability