Displaying, Maintaining, and Testing Destinations

To display, create, or change destinations, choose the following from the SAP menu: Tools ®  Administration ® Administration ® Network ® RFC Destinations  (transaction SM59).

Remote destinations are stored in the table RFCDES. The table RFCDES describes logical destinations for remote function calls (RFCs). You cannot maintain the table RFCDES directly.

Displaying Destinations

The initial screen shows a tree which that allows you to select different connection types (such as partner systems or partner programs). For more information, see Destination Types.

To find a destination, choose Find and enter your selection criteria. A list of suitable entries is displayed. You can display all the available information for each entry.

Creating Destinations

On the initial screen for destinations, the connection types and all existing destinations are displayed in a tree structure.

For an explanation of the available connection types, see Destination Types.

To create a new RFC destination, choose Create. A new screen is displayed with empty fields in which you make entries.

If you are creating a remote destination, you can enter one particular application server, or a group of servers to distribute system load.

For more detailed information on destination parameters, see Entering Destination Parameters.

Changing Existing Destinations

On the initial screen for destinations (transaction SM59), the connection types and all existing destinations are displayed in a tree structure.

To change an existing RFC destination, choose Change.

For more detailed information on destination parameters, see Entering Destination Parameters.

Testing Destinations

To test a destination, choose the required function from the Test menu.

·        Connection (also a pushbutton)

·        Authorization (checks logon data)

·        Network of Application Servers(returns a list of application servers)