Processing Zip Files in SAP PI/PO

This article illustrates how to handle zip files in SAP PI/PO. We will go through a demo integration scenario where zip files should be extracted and processed via an Asynchronous interface. To unzip the compressed payload, we will use the adapter module “PayloadZipBean”. In this article, we will discuss, The design of the demo integration […]

Handling Attachments with Java Mapping – SAP PI/PO

In this article, we’ll look at how to handle attachments in incoming messages in PI/PO interfaces. We will go through use cases that involve attachments; Java class used for processing the attachments; and methods of the Java class that can be used to process attachments. Then, we will build a Java Mapping to read and […]

Bulk EDI Splitter using EDI Separator Adapter – B2B Integration Cockpit

In this article, we will discuss the concept of EDI merging and splitting, EDI processing pipeline in B2B-add-on, how to configure EDI Separator/B2B Integration Cockpit to split bulk EDI messages. EDI (Electronic Data Interchanges) is a global standard that is used to communicate business transactions like sales orders, invoices, etc. between business partners. When the […]

iDoc Collection and Package Size – S4 HANA and PI/PO Configuration

Outbound iDocs can be processed as batches or packages in SAP. This technique is also known as packaging or bundling of iDocs. The packaging allows us to send iDocs as a collection or as one data packet to the target system. The iDoc packaging method is highly useful if you want to send multiple iDocs […]

Outbound IDoc Configuration with Output Determination in SAP – Techno-functional​ Guide

In this article, we will look at an end-to-end EDI transmission that utilizes outbound iDocs and Output Determination. Not only will we examine Outbound iDoc and Output Determination configuration steps in detail, but also discuss different outbound iDoc generating methods in SAP, as well as how to troubleshoot and test an outbound iDoc scenario. Moreover, […]

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 […]

B2B Integration Scenario (EDI to iDoc) Using B2B Cockpit of SAP PI/PO

In the article, I will show you how to develop, configure and test a plain EDI to iDoc integration scenario step by step using B2B Integration Cockpit (Add-on). Not only will we configure an example EDI file to iDoc interface, but also look at the advantages of using B2B Integration Cockpit; prerequisites for B2B integration; […]

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 […]

Debug and Test Inbound ABAP Proxy in SAP HANA (How to Guide)

There are two methods to debug ABAP inbound proxies in SAP. Debugging using SPROXY test feature External Debugging Each method has it’s own advantages, disadvantages, limitations and use cases. But, using these two methods you can fully debug and test an inbound ABAP proxies. In this article we will discuss in detail how to perform […]

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