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Creating an SAP connection and importing the IDoc structures


  1. In the Integration perspective, in the Repository view, expand Metadata, right-click SAP Connections and then, in the contextual menu, click Create SAP connection. The SAP Connection wizard opens.
  2. Enter a name for your connection in the Name field, for instance SAPServerConnection, and then click Next.
  3. In the next screen of the wizard, enter the appropriate connection parameters to connect to your SAP server, and then click Finish to create the connection.
    If you do not have this information, contact the administrator of your SAP server for help.
  4. In the Repository view, under Metadata, expand SAP Connections, right-click the connection you just created and then, in the contextual menu, select Import Data Mapper IDoc Structures.
  5. In the Search SAP for IDoc types wizard that opens, enter some search criteria to reduce the number of results returned or leave all fields blank to return all available IDocs, and then click Search.
  6. Select the structure or structures you want to import, and then click Next.
  7. Enter IDocs in the Structure name field to import the structure into a folder called IDocs, and then click Next and then Finish to complete the import process.

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