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There were freshers in my team who wanted to work on sender IDOC adapter. They were searching SDN for step by step guide on ALE configurations for triggering idocs out of SAP. Hence, thought of bloging this on SDN so that it can act as a guide/checklist for XI consultants.  All the configuration specified below are to be performed in the Sender SAP system •  Create a Logical system for the sender SAP system and the receiving XI system using Transaction – ‘SALE’:imageimage  •  Assign Client to the Sender Logical System image •  Create RFC destination of type ‘3’ for SAP XI system using transaction – SM59: Make sure that the name of the RFC destination and Logical system for SAP XI is the same.   imageCreate a Distribution Model through ‘SALE’ transaction: image •  Create a Distribution Model by selecting ‘Create Model View’: Specify the name of the model view and a description. image •  For the model view created above, add the message type of the idoc that you wish to send to SAP XI using this model view. Select ‘Add Message Type’ option and then specify the sender logical system and the receiver logical system.image   Save your Model view before proceeding further.  •  Generate the partner profiles by selecting the navigation path from the main menu, Environment –> Generate Partner profiles Upon selecting the generate partner profiles option, then execute it with the default parameters displayed on the selection screen image    •  From the main screen navigate through the menu option, EDIT –> MODEL VIEW –> DISTRIBUTE. Upon receiving the message shown here, it means the distribution is successful image •  Go to transaction BD10 to send a material out of IDES:image   •  Go to transaction WE02/WE05 to check the status of the IDOC in the sendign system image
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    1. Saravana Kumar Kuppusamy
      Nicholls, When pushing IDOCs to XI, we don’t create any Logical system in the target XI system. Nor do we generate any partner profile in tcode bd64 in the target XI system. What i mean to say is SAP-SAP ALE config is different from SAP-XI ALE config.
      The blog you point to mentions the steps for SAP-SAP and can very well confuse the target audience mentioned here, clearly, which Swaroopa mentions as Freshers.I think the steps mentioned in this blog are precise and to the point and i don’t see a deja Vu here. or Am I missing something ?

      Regards
      Saravana

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          1. Stefan Grube
            A beginner for ABAP need not necessarily to know, how to work with the XI IDOC Adapter, which is mentioned in the first line of the blog.

            Stefan

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              1. RSV VSR
                Stefan

                There is nothing wrong or nonsense stuff in the way Swaroopa put the blog and title.

                It does make sense those who read it too.

                Plz do not discourage the bloggers just for name sake. They are doing great job.

                Swaroopa, thanks a lot for your Blog.

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            1. Swaroopa Vishwanath Post author
              Have added ‘Beginner’ as well to the blog. Stefan, there is nothing wrong in ABAP beginners to know about how to send Idoc to SAP XI. This blog is rather intended for beginners in ABAP and SAP XI.
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  1. Naveen kumar.H
    Hi Swaroopa,

    Am Naveen a budding Netweaver XI guy, now you have mentioned in your blog that you have to create a logical system for both sender and XI system in the sender system. It also goes without saying that each logical system you create assign it to the sender and XI client. Is this right???

    Secondly,

    Let me take a scenario

    Sender system ‘X’ contains these clients

    X’

    000
    001
    066
    800

    Now I have to send some data form 800 client to XI client 100.

    So since 800 client is already there in ‘X’ and logical system is also created, I have to create a logical system and client 100 only for the XI system.

    Now my ‘X’ would be

    000
    001
    100—> XI client with logical system
    800—> Sender client.
    066

    Is this right??? If incorrect kindly throw some light on it, else read on

    If this is correct then, If we have a scenario wherein ‘X’ system already contains a client by the name 100 and now I have to push a IDOC to XI system for the client 100 how should I go about??

    Scenario

    ‘X’

    000
    001
    100—-> already present in the ‘x” system
    066
    800—-> sender system.

    Hope to see your response very soon!!!
    cheers
    Naveen.H

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  2. joy zheng
    i have some questions.

    why can not create a filter for message type of my model view,after i have created a model view.
    because i can not see the string “No filter set”,so i can’t double click it to create a filter group.

    all of configuration art to be performed in the send sap system.

    but when to distribute a model view to receiver system(that is xi),and generate partner profile using bd64 in the xi system.

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  3. bi expert
    Dear Swaroop,

    how can we configure the idoc wihtin the client:

    means: seder as well as receiver in same client.

    please send me step by step screen shots.

    thanks in advance

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      1. zhongliang li
        Thanks for your reply. I checked R3 using WE02, there are 3 idocs in there. I checked XI using IDX5, But there is no idoc in there. I configed R3 as your step by step guide. Why I cannot found idocs in XI?
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      2. Raoul Shiro
        Hi,

        First of all ! thank you for your blog.
        I have the same question : I was able to send idocs from my business system (we05), but in PI 7.1, i checked transaction IDX5 nothing arrived on PI side.
        Is there any additional step to perfrom on PI ?

        thanks

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