Important SAP ALE/iDoc Processing Programs

There is a vast number of transactions and standard programs which should be used to configure an ALE/iDoc integration scenario. In addition, there are multiple programs and transactions that are useful for day-to-day operations of ALE/EDI layer. For example: process Inbound and Outbound iDocs by standard programs, archive old iDocs, change the status of iDocs,

How to Create iFlow using Eclipse NWDS

With the launch of SAP Process Integration 7.31 SP2 and Process Orchestration 7.31 SP2, Eclipse tool was introduced to build End to End (E2E) integration scenarios. At the time of publishing this post, Eclipse tool is used with existing Swing tools. Although new Eclipse iFlow tool makes the old Swing Integration Directory client obsolete, in

How to Install NWDS for PI/PO

Let’s discuss how to install and set up NWDS version 7.5 for PI/PO development. Although this is a simple guide on how to set up NWDS, it will be helpful for PI/PO developers who only worked with PI/PO swing clients and for people who are new to PI/PO space. Follow the steps below to install

How to Download a iDoc to XML File

If you want to download iDocs as files, there are several standard SAP options. But, if you want to convert an iDoc in your SAP system as an XML, capabilities and limited. You may need to download an iDoc created in the system in XML format for multiple reasons. You may want to communicate iDoc

iDoc Control Record Mapping in SAP PI/PO

Let’s look at how to set the iDoc Control Record in iDoc receiver scenario in SAP PI/PO single stack version. Due to evolution of SAP XI/PI/PO architecture, iDoc communications method as well as configurution of iDoc adapter and iDoc Control Records have changed. In this example we will look at how to configure or set

Generate iDocs Using Change Pointers in SAP

This post aims to illustrate how to create outbound iDocs for master data changes in SAP using Change Pointers mechanism. When master data such as Material Master, Vendor Master, Customer Master, etc. changes in SAP, we can capture the changes using Change Pointers mechanism. Change Pointers are useful when you want to communicate SAP master