POS Integration with SAP S4 HANA and CAR

Across the world, a lot of retail businesses centrally manage their organizational retail processors using SAP S4 HANA ERP systems. For such organizations, it is important to integrate Point of Sales (POS) information of the retail stores with SAP S4 HANA back-end system. In this article, we will look at the system landscape of a […]

Ultimate Guide to SAP PI/PO to CPI Migration

SAP Cloud Platform Integration (CPI) is the SAP’s answer to having cloud middleware software. SAP Process Orchestration (PO), which is the on-premise middleware solution from SAP, has more than 12.000 productive licenses and it’s being used by the biggest SAP customers worldwide. A few years back, SAP decided to become a cloud software company, and […]

A Guide to Custom Functions in AIF

What is a Custom Function in AIF? Custom functions allow users to call an SAP transaction, SAP report program, or a URL directly from a log message in the AIF message monitor. AIF custom functions make the life of an interface monitoring user a little bit easier. They let the users open SAP documents or […]

Microsoft Power Apps Integration with SAP S4 HANA

What is SAP? SAP is the market leader of Enterprise Resource Planning software in the world. SAP was first founded back in 1972 and it has evolved over the years to become one of the most comprehensive ERPs across the globe. SAP allows organizations to run all day-to-day business processors in one software platform. It […]

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 […]