Describing the Technology in an Overview


After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Gain an overview of the SAP API Management components

Components of SAP API Management

In this lesson, the following topic is discussed:

Components of SAP API Management

Components of SAP API Management

SAP API Management consists of the following components. In the following figure, you will find the component diagram (that we will also use later in the exercises).

The important components are numbered. In the following list, you will find a first overview:

  • No. 1: API Provider - Summarizes many different sources
  • No. 2: API - The new API with URL (No. 4)
  • No. 3: API Designer - An openAPI definition
  • No. 4: The new API URL - Acts as proxy
  • No. 5: Policies - Edit the request and response message
  • No. 6: Product - Implementation of an API
  • No. 7: Application based on a product
  • No. 8: Additional services such as monitoring, testing, and more
  • No. 9: Entry in API Business HUB Enterprise.

We will take a closer look at the individual components in the following lessons.


The following resources are available on the SAP Help Portal:


SAP API Management consists of various components that provide different capabilities. The most important ones are the API Provider, API, Product and API Business Hub Enterprise.

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