As a professional SAP user, you often need to rely on various interface technologies to access all the system’s functions. With the introduction of SAP S/4HANA, many new SAP Fiori-Apps have also been introduced, requiring the use of the SAP Fiori Launchpad and other web-based applications in the web browser. But for experienced users, including administrators, the classic SAP GUI  for Windows remains an important interface. For this group, SAP offers SAP Business Client, a solution that combines all technologies in one interface.

The SAP solution uses both the classic SAP GUI for Windows and browser technology in the background, offering the best of both worlds. The client is usually preferred by professional users because it overcomes some of the limitations of the SAP GUI for HTML. At the same time, the client offers the advantages of the local SAP GUI. For example, the local SAP GUI is faster and offers better integration with Microsoft Office. These are important factors for professional users who often need to manage complex business processes.

Connection options of the Business Client

The client provides its users with a wide range of connection options and configuration options to enable optimal integration with different systems.

Fiori Launchpad

For the Fiori Launchpad, SAP Business Client serves as a powerful desktop browser that allows its users to transform and launch classic screen applications through the embedded SAP GUI for Windows.

NWBC Connection

With the NWBC connection, the client provides role-based access to applications in an ABAP backend system. Here, PFCG roles are used centrally, which include SAP GUI, Web Dynpro, Fiori as well as various web content applications.

SAP Logan

For SAP Logon, pure SAP GUI system connections are embedded in the SAP Business Client. This allows users to connect to any SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP release. However, usability enhancements such as role-based navigation or search are not available in this mode.

The SAP Business Client provides access to all SAP system functions, including the SAP Fiori Launchpad and classic SAP GUI transactions. The client is included in the SAP GUI installation and can be installed directly. Alternatively, you can download it from the download area of the SAP Support Portal.

SAP Business Client is a powerful solution for professional SAP users who want the best of different interface technologies in one easy-to-use interface. It is a great option for users in Windows environments and provides a seamless experience in managing business processes. If you are looking for a powerful and user-friendly solution, SAP Business Client is the perfect choice for you.

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