Initial ABAP webdynpro activation

This blog will explain the initial activation in SICF needed to make ABAP for webdynpro work in your system.

Questions that will be answered are:

  • What is the short minimum list of services that must be activated?
  • Where can I find the full list of services?

Short list

SICF mandatory services per system:

  • /default_host/sap/bc/webdynpro
  • /default_host/sap/public/bc/ur
  • /default_host/sap/public/bc/icons
  • /default_host/sap/public/bc/icons_rtl
  • /default_host/sap/public/bc/webicons
  • /default_host/sap/public/bc/pictograms
  • /default_host/sap/public/bc/webdynpro/* (ssr, mimes, and so on)
  • /default_host/sap/public/icman

For custom webdynpro for ABAP developments also activate the following services on the development system:

  • /default_host/sap/public/bc/webdynpro/viewdesigner
  • /default_host/sap/bc/wdvd/

Full list

The actual list of SICF services is described in OSS note 1088717 – Active services for Web Dynpro ABAP in transaction SICF. This also contains the services in case of more complex situations for floor plan management, testing and load distribution.