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SAP JCO Connector Installation and Configuration Issues for Use with ODI (Doc ID 603132.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version and later
Oracle Data Integrator on Marketplace - Version 1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) natively supports SAP iDoc interfaces for bi-directional interaction with SAP systems with the two OdiSAPAleServer and OdiSAPAleClient tools.

This document applies to SAP JCo versions 3.x, and targets those software engineers installing the SAP Java Connector (JCo) and is intended to assist in:

The SAP JCo is a proprietary Java Connector provided by SAP.

It functionally imitates the JCA (Java Connector Architecture) but has some known implementation differences and is not fully JCA compliant.

However, JCo can be used as a bridge between Java software applications (such as ODI) and the core SAP R3 systems.

The use of SAP with ODI requires the installation of JCo (SAP's Java Connector), for which the installation guidelines differ from one operating system to another one.

As SAP JCo software implementations are different on Windows and Unix, you first are required to acquire the appropriate version of JCo from SAP's service marketplace. Ensure to select the most current applicable connector for your need:

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