Communication Channel Security


The table below shows the communication paths used by Composite Application Framework Core (CAF Core) the protocol used for the connection, and additional information regarding data transfer.

Communication Path

Protocol Used


Web Browser « CAF (on J2EE Engine)


CAF « SAP Systems

Remote function calls (RFCs)

All information regarding the client, user, and password information are all securely stored.

CAF « Web Services

There are no authentication mechanisms implemented from CAF Core.

RFC connections can be protected using Secure Network Communications (SNC). HTTP connections are protected using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

For more information, see Transport Layer Security in the SAP NetWeaver Security Guide.

See also:

Technical System Landscape