IDoc Basics for SAP functional Consultants

This PDF document provides an overview of IDoc basics tailored for SAP functional consultants. IDocs (Intermediate Documents) are electronic messages used to exchange business data between SAP and non-SAP systems. The document covers the following key areas:

  • Understanding IDoc Concepts: Defining IDocs and their purpose, differentiating between inbound and outbound flows, and the usage of EDI subsystems vs ALE.
  • IDoc Structure and Components: Examining the structure of an IDoc, including the control record, data records, and status records stored in database tables.
  • IDoc Types and Message Types: Explaining IDoc types, message types, and how they correlate for different scenarios.
  • Partner Profiles: Configuration of partner profiles for IDoc communication, including ports and logical system names.
  • Processing and Monitoring: Lifecycle and status monitoring of IDocs using common transaction codes like WE02, WE05 etc.
  • Mapping and Transformation: Overview of mapping between source systems and SAP IDocs and key data elements.
  • Integration with SAP Modules: Usage of IDocs in SD, MM, FI etc. and relevant IDoc types.
  • Error Handling and Reprocessing: Managing errors, reprocessing failed IDocs, and techniques for troubleshooting.

The document aims to provide functional consultants with a solid grasp of IDoc concepts and key knowledge areas needed to handle IDoc-related matters in SAP projects and support.

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Introduction to BADIs in SAP For Technical & Functional Consultants

This document provides an introduction to BADIs (Business Add-Ins) in SAP and how to implement them. It serves as a good reference for both technical and functional consultants.

Key topics covered in the document are:

  • Introduction to BADIs – Explains what BADIs are and how they allow custom code to be added without modifying standard SAP code.
  • Comparison to User Exits – Compares BADIs to traditional User Exits. BADIs are more modern and object-oriented.
  • BADI Definition – Covers the components of a BADI definition including the interface methods.
  • Implementing a BADI – Steps through how to create a BADI implementation and add custom code to the interface methods.
  • How BADIs Work – Explains how the custom code in the BADI methods is executed by being called from the standard SAP program.

In summary, this document provides a primer on BADIs and their implementation in SAP ABAP. It covers the BADI definition, creating an implementation, adding custom code, and how that code integrates with SAP standard programs.

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Free Goods Configuration in SAP MM: Overview and Key Steps

This document covers the configuration and process for setting up free goods in SAP Materials Management (MM). Free goods refers to getting a certain quantity of a material free of charge based on the order quantity. There are two types of free goods in SAP – inclusive free goods, where the free goods quantity is part of the order quantity, and exclusive free goods, where the free goods quantity is in addition to the order quantity.

Key topics covered in the document are:

  • Define Price Determination Process – Setting up price determination to handle free goods pricing
  • Define Schema Groups – Creating schema groups for suppliers and purchasing organizations
  • Maintain Access Sequence – Defining the search strategy to find applicable free goods rates
  • Define Free Goods Types – Creating new free goods types
  • Define and Assign Free Goods Schemas – Defining free goods schemas and assigning them to purchasing organizations and suppliers
  • Maintain Free Goods Schema – Defining which free goods types to use and their sequence
  • Determine Free Goods Schema – Setting up determination of which free goods schema to use
  • Configuration Example – Walkthrough of an example configuration for free goods
  • Purchase Order and Invoice Posting – Example of free goods in action on a purchase order and invoice

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SAP IBP: Overview Training Document

SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is a software solution designed to help businesses plan and manage their supply chain operations effectively. It enables organizations to forecast demand, optimize inventory levels, plan production, and align their supply chain processes with business goals. SAP IBP utilizes cloud-based technology and is powered by SAP HANA in-memory computing, providing real-time insights and enabling quick decision-making.
In this PDF training document, you will find instructions for:

  • Overview of SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
  • Brief overview of the main IBP modules: S&OP, Demand, Inventory Optimization, Response & Supply, Control Tower
  • Instructions for logging into IBP via the Excel add-in
  • Introduction to accessing IBP via the web-based Fiori launchpad
  • Planning with Excel Add-In
    • Overview of the IBP ribbon menu and key functionalities when planning via Excel
    • Creating and configuring planning views
    • Working with filters, time horizons, attributes, and key figures
    • Saving views as templates and favorites
  • Planning View Options
    • Details on time profiles, attributes, key figures, layouts, filters
    • Configuring alerts and scenarios
    • Editing and updating planning views
  • Master Data Management
    • Overview of managing master data via the Excel add-in
    • Creating and editing master data workbooks

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SAP S4HANA FI Configuration Document (108 Pages PDF)

This 108 pages PDF document provides an overview of the key configuration steps required in the SAP S4HANA Finance (FI) module. It covers configuration for the following areas:

  • Enterprise Structure
  • General Ledger Accounting
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Bank Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Asset Accounting
  • Controlling Area

The document outlines the IMG menu paths and transaction codes for each configuration activity. It provides details on configuring master data like company code, chart of accounts, account groups, posting keys, document types etc. as well as steps for settings like number ranges, posting rules, integration with General Ledger and tax configuration.

This configuration guide can serve as a reference for consultants implementing S/4HANA Finance modules in a client project. It aims to provide a foundation for setting up FI/CO functionality based on best practices.

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PM in SAP S/4HANA: Presentation for Basics

This PDF document provides an overview of SAP S/4HANA Plant Maintenance functionality and key processes at a basic level. Plant Maintenance in SAP is used to manage and maintain technical objects such as machines, vehicles, and other equipment.
Key topics covered in the document:

  • Introduction to Plant Maintenance
  • Organization Structure – overview of key organizational units like client, company code, plant, planner group
  • Master Data – Functional Locations, Equipment, Bill of Materials, Task Lists, Work Centers, Measuring Points
  • SAP Plant Maintenance Processes with Flow Charts:
  • Work Clearance Management (Permit to Work) Process in SAP PM

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Document Splitting Configuration in SAP S/4HANA

Document splitting is a feature in SAP that automatically splits line items in documents based on configured dimensions or to allow zero balancing. This enables drawing financial statements at various dimensions like profit centers.
In this PDF document, you will find instructions for the following list of steps required to configure Document Splitting in SAP:

  1. Classify G/L accounts for document splitting by assigning item categories.
  2. Classify document types for document splitting by assigning business transactions and variants.
  3. Define a zero-balance clearing account to post any additional clearing items.
  4. Define document splitting characteristics for GL accounting like zero balancing, mandatory fields.
  5. Define document splitting characteristics for Controlling.
  6. Activate document splitting at the client level. It applies to all company codes unless specifically deactivated.

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