Change Pointer Table in SAP (ALE)

With the evolution of SAP from its early days to the new SAP S4 HANA version, Change Pointers mechanism has been modified drastically. Consequently, the Change Pointers table in SAP has also evolved. In older versions, the ALE/iDoc master data distribution model used tables BDCP and BDCPS for storing Change Pointers. But with new versions

ABAP Numeric Check in SAP HANA

In any ERP system such as SAP which interacts with users and other integrated systems need certain checks to validate the data flowing to the system. The validations could be master data validation, data type validation or other custom validations. Numeric check falls under the category data type validation. Applications can use numeric or number

How to Import Standard ESR Content to PI/PO

SAP delivers standard Enterprise Service Repository (ESR) content such as interfaces, message types, mapping, etc. for cross-application integration. For example, for Point of Sale (POS) integration that is built on Trade Service Framework (TOF) in IS-Retail or SAP HANA, we need to import the standard content of Software Component Version EA-RETAIL. Certain SAP standard content

What is SAP PI (PO) – Ultimate Guide

SAP Process Integration (PI) and the latest versions known as SAP Process Orchestration (PO) are the application integration middlewear provided by SAP. SAP PI (PO) is the component (middlewear) of SAP Netweaver group of products that facilitates system integration between SAP and other external systems. The very first version of SAP integration application was called

Handling Fault Messages in Asynchronous ABAP Proxy

What is a Fault Message? Fault Messages provide information about application-specific errors that occur in the inbound system. Think about Fault Messages as an acknowledgment from the message receiver to the message sender or the message monitor about the application processing status. Application-specific errors are errors that occur in the application processing based on business

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