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2193465 - How to trace ICF service using HttpWatch for Internet Explorer


You need to trace the http communication data between browser and ABAP server for analyzing issues, such as:

  • Cannot logon ABAP system from browser
  • SSO to ABAP system failed
  • The web page of ABAP system didn't act as you expected

*This KBA was created for the IE browser, which is deprecated and not supported any more. For the morden browser like Chrome or Edge, please check KBA 1990706 - How to capture an HTTP trace using Google Chrome or MS Edge (Chromium)



  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for SAP S/4HANA
  • ABAP PLATFORM - Application Server ABAP


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


ICF, Internet Communication Framework, SICF, Service , Services, ICF service, Httpwatch trace, ICF_GDPR, ICF_STD , KBA , BC-MID-ICF , Internet Communication Framework , How To

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