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2986631 - How to do NIPING and checking network performance


Assistance needed on how to use NIPING to check:

  • network issues between hosts, application servers and or database servers;
  • network performance, bandwidth, latency etc;
  • alternative to NIPING tool.



  • Operating System independent
  • Database independent
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA
  • ABAP Platform 
  • Network layer


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


 NIPING, network performance, network trace, Wireshark, RTT, round trip time , KBA , BC-NET , Network Infrastructure , BC-CST-NI , Network Interface , Problem

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