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3394786 - SMTP Communication in SAP - Does it use RFC?


In SAP systems, users often wonder whether the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) communicates via Remote Function Call (RFC) for email transmissions. This question arises due to the pervasive use of RFC in SAP for enabling communications between systems.



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SMTP communication, RFC communication, protocol, SMTP in SAP, SAPconnect , KBA , BC-MID-RFC , RFC , BC-SRV-COM , Communication Services: Mail, Fax, SMS, Telephony , How To

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