Category: ABAP

Base64 Encoding and Decoding in SAP ABAP

In this blog post we will discuss Base64 algorithm, ABAP Function Modules which can be used to Encode and Decode Base64, ABAP program to Encode text to Base64 or Decode Base64 format to Text. There are several ABAP Functional Modules we can use when it comes to Encoding and Decoding Base64. Let’s first look at

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 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

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

How to Transport LSMW Objects?

Lets look how to transport LSMW Objects between clients. LSMW (Legacy System Migration Workbench) is a tool that supports legacy system data migration to SAP systems. Legacy data can be imported, transformed and saved to SAP via iDocs, BAPIs, Batch Data Input (BDC) or as Direct Input. This article discuss ways you can transport LSMW

Create LSMW with BDC Recording Example

LSMW which stands for Legacy System Migration Workbench supports conversion of legacy system data in a orderly and convenient way. Tool allows you to import converted legacy data to SAP. There are several ways you can import legacy data to SAP using LSMW. Below are few common methods used to migrate legacy data to SAP

XML Transformation Example with XSLT_TOOL

With ever changing world of integration one language that has stood the test of time is XML. Due to capabilities of XML and large number of system integration requirments, its impertinent for technical consultants to understand the XML transformation capabilities in SAP.  SAP transformations are used to filter and recognize XML data. SAP transformations can