SAP Basis Information Toolkit

In these documents you will get tips and tricks of Basis Operations on Windows,UNIX and Linux.Besides you will get answer to those questions;

Backups

what do I need to backup?
how often do I need to backup?
what are my backup options? Read more

Useful Function Modules

 

This is an article listed few of the SAP function Modules, which are available in the system and can be used for various purposes, Some of them are left undocumented, which are left for further exploration. User may explore them and find out how useful they can be for their purposes. 

1 .WS_DOWNLOAD: File transfer from internal table into presentation server file.

2. WS_UPLOAD: File transfer from presentation server file to internal table. This function Module transfers file from workstation to SAP System. Pass on the name of ASCII file user wants to upload and that gets uploaded in memory. Read more

ABAP/4 Optimization

ABAP/4 programs can take a very long time to execute, and can make other processes have to wait before executing. Here are some tips to speed up your programs and reduce the load your programs put on the system:

  • Use the GET RUN TIME command to help evaluate performance. It’s hard to know whether that optimization technique REALLY helps unless you test it out. Using this tool can help you know what is effective, under what kinds of conditions. The GET RUN TIME has problems under multiple CPUs, so you should use it to test small pieces of your program, rather than the whole program. Read more

Checklist for LSMW

Pre-Check LSMW: To-Do-List Before Using the Tool

The LSM Workbench is a tool that supports the transfer of data from non-SAP systems to R/3. Basic functionality of the LSM Workbench:

1.      Import old data from spreadsheet tables or sequential files.

2.      Convert the data from source format into target format.

3.      Import the data into R/3. Read more

Frequently Asked Questions Concerning LSMW

What is the LSM Workbench?

The LSM Workbench is an R/3-based tool that supports single or periodic data transfer from your non-SAP system to R/3

What are the core functions of the LSM Workbench?

Importing legacy data from PC spreadsheet tables or sequential files
Converting data from its original (legacy system) format to the target (R/3) format
Importing the data using the standard interfaces of R/3 (IDoc inbound processing, batch input, direct input) Read more

Concept and Structure of Tables in SAP

All data in SAP neccesarily sits in tables. A table is nothing but a matirx containing rows and columns which how the database would handle the data. In SAP, each table contains a header. The header defines the fields i.e. columns in the table. Each table also contains data values which are identically configured rows which contain data values. There are normally four types of tables in SAP. Read more

Reconciliation Ledger in SAP

How to Reconcile CO and FI Modules in SAP

The Reconciliation Ledger is a functionality available in the SAP Controlling module which helps in reconciling CO and FI. In the reconciliation ledger, Controlling CO data is totaled and valuated. The reconciliation ledger displays data in all CO applications. This data could be for a cost element, business area, object types, object classes, totals of company codes etc.So how does the reconciliation ledger reconcile FI and CO records. The reconciliation ledger uses reconciliation postings for this purpose. Read more