Introduction of NWBC for desktop
NWBC is a fresh user interface comparing with traditional SAPGUI for Windows. This page contains the introduction information of NWBC for desktop.
By reading this page, you get impression of how NWBC for desktop is.
SAP NetWeaver Business Client (NWBC) is a rich UI client that offers a single point of entry to SAP applications, especially harmonizing access to existing SAP GUI transactions and newly developed applications based on Web Dynpro. NWBC for Desktop is a .NET-based application that targets the power user. In this scenario, the SAP GUI itself is used as rendering engine if installed. NWBC effectively “replaces” SAP GUI as main entry point to SAP applications; however, it does use SAP GUI to run existing applications.
NWBC for desktop Versions
The current supported versions are SAPBC 7.0 and 7.70.
How NWBC for desktop looks like?
Above is an older SAP Business Client version -- SAPBC 6.0. This version uses SAP Corbu design.
Above is the most recent SAP Business Client version -- SAPBC 7.70. This version uses SAP Belize design.
Example for NWBC 7.0:
- Microsoft .NET.
- SAP GUI for Windows, as applications are integrated in SAP GUI for Windows.
- An SAP supported browser for the desktop for integration of applications that are not based on the SAP GUI for Windows.
- For more information about the requirements and the restrictions please see the following SAP Notes:
Related SAP Notes
SAP Note: 1378659 - NWBC known issues & what to check when opening a ticket
SAP Note: 900000 - Netweaver Business Client - FAQ
SAP Note 1620576 - NWBC for HTML and Runtime: Prerequisites and restrictions
SAP Note 2302074 - Maintenance strategy and deadlines for SAP Business Client / NWBC
SAP Note 2744024 - SAP Business Client 7.0 expected releases
SAP Note 2978200 - SAP Business Client 7.70 expected releases