ST02 Operating system overview
Basis comprises a number of middleware programs and tools from SAP. Basis is responsible for the smooth operation of the SAP Basis system and thus for R/3 and SAP ERP, for example. SAP thus provides the underlying basis (hence the name) that enables various SAP applications to be interoperable and portable across operating systems and databases.
A role concept according to best practice protects you from potential attacks within your SAP landscape. However, to protect your system from unauthorized access via the network, a correct configuration of the SAP gateway is required. It enables the use of external programs via interfaces or the call of ABAP programs and serves as a technical component of the application server, which manages the communication of all RFC-based functions.
A clearly structured and secure authorization management is very important to avoid errors and prevent access by unauthorized persons. These services are part of our authorization management:
Today, there is a much wider choice, with our AIOps platform Avantra, code cleansing tools such as Panaya, test automation with HP Quality Center and IT service management with ServiceNow being just a few examples. The SAP software partner ecosystem is in good health.
"Shortcut for SAP Systems" makes it easier and quicker to complete a number of SAP basis tasks.
During its runtime, an SAP GUI component is always permanently linked to a user logon to the NetWeaver AS ABAP.
All basic components ensure that the user has fast and reliable access to this data.