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SAP Archiving Activity – Part1

Topic: SAP Archiving Activity

Applies to: All the objects (Which holds Transactional Data) in SAP

Steps: Basically, The Process contains 2 steps.

  1. Configuration (Tcode – SARA)
  2. Archiving, Deletion and post processing (TCODE – SARA)

Please follow the sequence.

Step 1: Configuration (TCODE – SARA)

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I have considered the FI_DOCUMENT object for archiving. (But many objects exists like this)

The transactional data under FI_DOCUMENT object will be archived.

When we press F4 on the selection screen, Below screen would appear and shows all the objects!

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Click on /wp-content/uploads/2013/09/small_img1_278900.jpgbutton in the initial archiving screen.(in below screen)

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Click on “Cross-Client File Names/Paths

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It redirects to the below screen.

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Select the suitable/similar object for configuration modifications and select copy as (/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/small_img2_278914.jpg ) button.

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Since we are doing the Archiving activity for company code T1 (Test 1), we have to change the logical file name accordingly. (Naming convention depends on the organization).

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Press Enter,

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Here, please select ‘copy all’ push button.

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Then again, Press Enter.

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Save it. (It asks for TR then provides the appropriate TR and saves).

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Then, Select the “Logical file name definition, cross-client” and select same logical file name which we have done in earlier step.

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Select again /wp-content/uploads/2013/09/small_img2_278914.jpg button.

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Here, replace T1. Since, we are performing the Archiving activity for T1 Company code.

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Press Enter.

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Save /wp-content/uploads/2013/09/small_img4_278943.jpg.

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Select ‘Assignment of physical paths to logical path’.

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Enter the Logical File path name which we have created.

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Press Enter.

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Go to Initial Screen of the customization again. (SARA)

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Execute ‘Technical Settings’ as shown above.

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Please change the logical file with respect to T1 company code.

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Save It.

Here it prompts for TR. Provide the correct TR and save the settings.

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Configuration step (i.e. step 1) completed with the above steps. ..

SAP Archiving Activity – Part2 (i.e. Step 2) will be continued.. .


Regards

Kiran N

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