webMethods SAP Agent Settings

This dialog box enables you to configure the Service Virtualization webMethods SAP Agent. The agent enables you to virtualize RFC communication or IDOC document exchange between flow services hosted in webMethods Integration Server and a SAP system using JVM instrumentation.

To access
  1. From the main menu, select Tools > Options.
  2. Click Agents.
  3. Select webMethods SAP and click Add to define a new configuration. Alternatively, select an existing configuration.
Relevant tasks

Configure the webMethods SAP Agent

See also Service Virtualization Agents

User interface elements are described below (unlabeled elements are shown in angle brackets):

UI Element Description
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Displays the server configured for your project.

Expand the server to display the available agents and configurations.


Enables you to define additional configurations of the agent.

Delete Deletes the selected configuration.

Creates an additional configuration of the agent by copying the selected configuration. You can then modify the configuration settings.

Note: By default, the configuration is created with a sequential unoccupied port number.


Saves the selected agent configuration as a file. The file is saved in the .agce file format, and can be imported to any Service Virtualization Server.

Export All Exports all agent configurations on the selected server. The file is saved in the .agce file format, and can be imported to any Service Virtualization Server.

Enables you to select an exported agent configuration file stored on the file system. The file is saved in the .agce file format, and can be imported to any Service Virtualization Server.

If the configuration file you are importing contains multiple configurations, you can select which configurations you want to import.

If you choose to import an agent configuration that is identical to a configuration that already exists on your server, you can choose to overwrite your existing configuration, or create a new, additional configuration.

Agent State The current status of the agent. Values include Running, Not Running.
Test Configuration link Tests the configuration based on the settings you select. If Service Virtualization identifies any problems in your configuration, the details are displayed.
Is Enabled Turns the agent on and off.
Name Enter a name for the configuration or accept the default name.
Port The port on your local machine on which the agent is listening.
Host (optional) The hostname of the Service Virtualization machine on which the agent is installed.
webMethods IS URL The address of the webMethods Integration Server.
Gateway Host The IP address or host name of the SAP gateway. Alternatively, you may enter the SAP Router String for communication through the SAP firewall.
Gateway Service Name The SAP gateway service name.
Client ID The SAP client ID, required to connect to the SAP system.

Indicates that the communication with the SAP system is encoded in Unicode.


Credentials used to connect to the SAP system.

Select Show Password to display the password in this dialog box.