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Migrating Fixed Assets into SAP

This document will discuss loading fixed assets using the standard load program RAALTD01, although two alternatives are briefly discussed. You will also be guided for how to overcome the common problems in migrating fixed assets into SAP. Following are covered in this guide;

  • Load Methods (BDC recording of transaction AS91, Business object BUS1022, Standard load program RAALTD01)
  • Data structures in the asset load program RAALTD01 – BALTD and BALTB
  • Common problems (Alpha conversion, Missing customising, Legacy asset number, NBV – Net book value, Time-dependent data, Mid-year asset migration, Assets created in this year, Asset disposals, Depreciation areas

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LSMW Tutorials in Spanish & Portuguese Languages

It is not common for me to share any SAP materials except english language. But from stats I know there are many visitos from spanish & portuguese speaking countries. So I’m sure these LSMW tutorials will be useful for them. These are not the same documents but each are covered in detailed with screenshots. Read more

LSMW Data Transfer Guideline for SD, MM, PM Modules

Apart from those 14 Step LSMW Guidelines, this document extends notes for the master data transfer process via LSMW during implementation stage in Plant Maintenance, Materials Management and Sales and Distribution modules. This guideline will be very useful for those consultants use LSMW frequently.
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Yet Another Great Step by Step LSMW Tutorial

In an SAP R/3 implementation the data from legacy system (non SAP R/3) needs to be transferred to the SAP system. Periodic data transfer between R/3 and other system (interfacing) is also required. Both of the above form a part of data migration. In SAP, known tools for data migration are:

  • BDC (Batch Data Communication)
  • LSMW (Legacy System Migration Workbench)

This document presents high level view of LSMW and to provides you information about how to use this functionality. Following are the headlines from this study material:

  • Difference between BDC & LSMW
  • What is LSMW ? Principles, Features and Pre-Requisities for LSMW
  • Import methods defined: IDOC’ s,BAPI’s, Standart/Direct Input, Batch Input
  • Step by step procedures for using conversion tool LSMW
  • Step by step procedures for Direct Input Method, Batch Input Method, BAPI in LSMW and so on..

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Exporting / Importing / Transporting LSMW in SAP

After creating LSMW in the development system you will need this LSMW in the respective systems i.e. Quality system and Production system.
You have 2 options available:

Option 1
Step 1: You export the LSMW created in the development system.
Step 2: You import the LSMW in the quality system or the production system

Option 2
Create a transport request and transport it through STMS (SAP Transport Management system) path.

In this document you will be guided for both options mentioned above. Read more

Free Configuration Staff for FICO Consultants

Well, i guess almost all FICO Consultants must have heard about sapficocolsuntant.com site. It is the one of the most popular site selling Configuration Staff like sap-topjobs.com site does. When you browse their site you may not find any link to download sample documents visible, they only provide with email. Using my Google Search tricks i have explored some hidden gems on site. When i check the dates files uploaded, so i thought they can’t be unaware of this issue. You can read my Google Search tips article if you want to find the documents hosted on site, but i will provide you here direct links. So lets start; Read more

A Complete Reference to ABAP Basics

Starting with the definition of R/3 Architecture Components, this document brings you to a complete overview of the almost all ABAP Basics. During the reading you will learn the common statements used in creation of ABAP Screens with given examples and then you will be introduced to Data Dictionary objects. The ongoing topics covered in this document are as follows:

  • Internal Tables : Purpose of Internal Tables, Types, Used System Variables…
  • Subroutines : Statements used in Subroutines…
  • Reports : Types of Reports…
  • Module Pool Programming (MPP) : Events used in MPP, Creation steps of a simple MPP…
  • Menu Painter
  • Batch Data Communication : Methods used in BDC: Direct Input Method, Call Transaction Method and Session Method…
  • LSMW ( Legacy System Migration Workbench) : Steps required to create LSMW
  • SAPScript : Components of SAPScript
  • Smartforms : Advantages, Components and Navigation Settings of Smartforms

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