Parameterization of the SAP Gateway

The gateway is installed within an instance by the dispatcher and reads its parameters from the profile file located in the profile directory in the SAP directory tree.

You can change the following parameters in the gateway.

This means that the parameter can be changed in production operation (in transaction RZ11 or in the gateway monitor (SMGW) by choosing Goto ® Parameter ® Change. Seet Changing Gateway Parameters).


The following are configuration parameters:

?     gw/startup

?     gw/accept_remote_trace_level

?     gw/rem_start

?     gw/remsh

?     gw/side_info

?     gw/stat

?     gw/monitor

For details see Configuration Parameters.

Load Balancing for Registered Programs is controlled by the following parameters:

?     gw/reg_lb_level

?     gw/reg_lb_default

?     gw/reg_lb_ip

For more details see Load Balancing Parameters.


Parameters that control the gateway behavior in networks are described in Network Parameters:

?     gw/netstat

?     gw/netstat_once

?     gw/alternative_hostnames

?     gw/nitrace

?     gw/nibuf_max

?     gw/nifragtest


The gateway recognizes various timeouts, which you can set. For details see Timeout Parameters.

?     gw/timeout

?     gw/internal_timeout

?     gw/conn_pending

?     gw/gw_disconnect

?     gw/deallocate_timeout

?     gw/max_sleep

?     gw/keepalive

?     gw/reg_keepalive

?     gw/conn_disconnect

?     gw/cpic_timeout

?     gw/resolve_timeout

?     gw/reg_timeout

?     gw/close_routes

?     gw/nibuf_retry

Resource Management

Parameters for managing gateway resources are described in Parameters for Resource Management.The parameters are:

?     gw/max_sys

?     gw/max_conn

?     gw/max_overflow_usage

?     gw/max_overflow_size

?     gw/req_stack_size


The Security Parameters are:Also refer to Security Settings for the SAP Gateway.

?     gw/sec_info

?     gw/tcp_security

?     snc/enable

?     snc/permit_insecure_comm

?     snc/permit_insecure_start

?     snc/permit_common_name

?     snc/gssapi_lib

?     snc/identity/as