ALE(Application Link Enabling)

After viewing this presentation you will be able to:

Describe the Purpose of ALE.
Architecture of ALE.
Describe the Definition of different Component of ALE.
Standard message type used in SAP . Read more

Account Receivable Basics

SAP R/3 has a dedicated module FI-AR which is specialized to maintain the accounts receivable sub-ledger of the FI-GL General Ledger. The accounts receivable module stores its own master data, transaction data and has its own reporting system. One important point is that both the general ledger and the AR sub-ledger use the same chart of accounts. Similarly, the master records are also shared with GL. As a concept, every transaction creates an SAP document. Read more

SAP NetWeaver Basics and Components

SAP NetWeaver is an application builder from SAP. SAP NetWeaver helps in integrating business processes, business applications and databases from a number of sources using web based services. SAP NetWeaver is thus a technical framework which consists of all components of mySAP ERP, mySAP Business Suite, and the SAP composite applications, referred to as xAPPs. What makes SAP NetWeaver unique is that it is the first fully interoperable web based cross application platform that can be used to develop not only SAP applications but others as well. Read more

eCATT Security Guide

The security guide provides an overview of the security-relevant information that applies to eCATT.
The aim of this guide is to help you make informed choices about your security policy in your testing environment by explaining the authorizations required for different kinds of eCATT users. It also explains the security features implemented to protect your systems from unwanted GUI scripting access.

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MM-FI Integration in SAP R/3

Like SD and MM integration as highlighted before, SAP also cover some of the integration area related to Material Management and Financial Accounting components of SAP R/3. Under this article, some of the important steps related MM-FI Integration have been highlighted. This complete integration is covered in SPRO under the node Valuation and Account Assignment (Account Determination & Automatic Postings). Read more

Integration Made Easy


The integration of the various modules within SAP is sometimes an area where design and configuration is the weakest. As you might be aware of, the project teams are often divided into sub-teams by modules which results in inadequate attention being paid the way that the modules need to work together. Problems occur for a number of reasons like (a) SAP analysts sometimes lack the big picture view of the total business requirements Read more

Customer, Material & Vendor Master Data Tables

Below are the list of important tables of Customer, Material and Vendor Master Data in SAP.

TableDescriptionTable Category
KNA1General Data in Customer MasterCUSTOMER MASTER
KNB1Customer Master (Company Code)CUSTOMER MASTER
KNC1Customer Master Transaction FiguresCUSTOMER MASTER
VCKUNAssign customer credit cardCUSTOMER MASTER
KNVVCustomer Master Sales DataCUSTOMER MASTER
KNVPCustomer Master Partner FunctionsCUSTOMER MASTER
KNVLCustomer Master LicensesCUSTOMER MASTER
KNVICustomer Master Tax IndicatorCUSTOMER MASTER
KNVACustomer Master Unloading PointsCUSTOMER MASTER
KNKKCustomer master credit management: Control area dataCUSTOMER MASTER
KNKACustomer master credit management: Central dataCUSTOMER MASTER
KNEXCustomer Master: Legal Control  Sanctioned Party ListCUSTOMER MASTER
KNASCustomer master (VAT registration numbers general section)CUSTOMER MASTER
KNVKCustomer Master Contact PartnerCUSTOMER MASTER
KNVDCustomer master record sales request formCUSTOMER MASTER
KNVSCustomer Master Shipping DataCUSTOMER MASTER
KNBKCustomer Master (Bank Details)CUSTOMER MASTER
KNMTCustomer-Material Info Record Data TableCUSTOMER MASTER
KNB5Customer Master Dunning DataCUSTOMER MASTER
LFA1Vendor Master (General Section)VENDOR MASTER
LFB1Vendor Master (Company Code)VENDOR MASTER
LFASVendor master (VAT registration numbers general section)VENDOR MASTER
LFB5Vendor master (dunning data)VENDOR MASTER
LFBKVendor Master (Bank Details)VENDOR MASTER
LFBWVendor master record (withholding tax types) XVENDOR MASTER
LFM1Vendor master record purchasing organization dataVENDOR MASTER
LFM2Vendor Master Record: Purchasing DataVENDOR MASTER
WYT1TVendor Sub Range DescriptionVENDOR MASTER
WYT3Partner FunctionsVENDOR MASTER
LFC1Vendor master (transaction figures)VENDOR MASTER
T078KTransaction-dependent screen selection for vendor masterVENDOR MASTER
LFC3Vendor master (special G/L transaction figures)VENDOR MASTER
MARAGeneral Material Data  MATERIAL MASTER
MAKTMaterial DescriptionsMATERIAL MASTER
MARCPlant Data for MaterialMATERIAL MASTER
MARDStorage Location Data for MaterialMATERIAL MASTER
MARMUnits of Measure for Material  MATERIAL MASTER
MVKESales Data for MaterialMATERIAL MASTER
MLANTax Classification for MaterialMATERIAL MASTER
MLGTMaterial Data for Each Storage TypeMATERIAL MASTER
MTQSSMaterial master view: QMMATERIAL MASTER
MKPFHeader: Material DocumentMATERIAL MASTER
MKALProduction Versions of MaterialMATERIAL MASTER
MLGNMaterial Data for Each Warehouse NumberMATERIAL MASTER
MOFFOutstanding Material Master RecordsMATERIAL MASTER
MSEGDocument Segment: MaterialMATERIAL MASTER
MEANInternational Article Numbers (EANs) for MaterialMATERIAL MASTER