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How to change output name “Audit File.XAF” (XML Audit File) using SAP Business One localization Netherlands

The XML Audit file export is the standard for exporting your data (General Ledgers, Debtors, Creditors and Transactions into a file in XML (Extensible Mark-up Language). This is currently used in the Netherlands.

In some cases the name of the generated audit file (by default “Audit File.XAF”) is to be changed due to business requirements of the recipient. Here are the steps how to do it in SAP Business One “Audit File.XAF” to “Audit File.DAF”:

1.       1.     Download the “SAPER_NL_AUDITFILE”


2.       2.     Start the add-on EFM Format Definition

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          3.     Start the Electronic File Manager


4.     4.     Choose the GEP format downloaded in step/1



          5.     Go to the target file and rename the name of the output



       6.     Go to the root of the GEP file itself and rename it


          7.     Save the modified file “SAPER_NL_AUDITFILE_DAF”


          8.     Upload the modified GEP – file




Th     Then the generated audit file will be as displayed below:


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