SAP Java Connector (SAP JCo) is a Java-based component that supports communication with an SAP Server in both directions. InterSystems provides components that you can add to a production to enable the production to communicate with SAP JCo, and thus with an SAP Server. The following picture shows the architecture:
The architecture includes the Java Gateway, which must be running.
To communicate with SAP JCo, the production must include the following items:
This business host performs an additional function: its settings indicate the location of the Java Gateway. When correctly configured, the EnsLib.SAP.Operation business host retrieves those settings and uses them. Thus it is not necessary to set any environment variables.