Sender Communication Channel for Integration Scenario IDoc - XI - IDoc?

Hello All,
One general question. I have to configure an IDoc - XI - IDoc Scenario. For this Scenario I have to configure an Receiver Communication Channel (IDoc Adapter) to the Backend System but what about Sending Communication Channel for the Sending R/3 system.
Is the (IDoc) Communication Channel from Sending system to XI required to configured?
Many thanks in advanced!
Jochen

Hi Jochen,
for sending IDOCs from SAP to XI, sender IDOC adapter is not required. when XI will send the IDOC to a SAP system, then receiver IDOC adapter is needed.
Thanks,
Rajeev Gupta

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