Business Application Programming Interface (BAPI)

The BAPI adapter (JBAPI) enables full Unicode support when installed with the latest version of ITX. The JBAPI adapter provides unified access to both Unicode and non-Unicode systems. BAPI provides a business-oriented interface for accessing SAP R/3 business processes and data from external systems. BAPIs are part of the SAP business framework, an open component-based architecture enabling software components from SAP and other providers to be integrated.

The Pack for SAP Applications supports the ability to call a synchronous BAPI in the mapping rule of an output card. Data returned from the BAPI can be mapped to other output data objects, or can be used for conditional logic. The SAP R/3 adapters support BAPI as well as any remote enabled function module (RFC).