IDOC_AEE sender Default (Recommended) configuration Settings in ECC and PI(NWA)

  1. ECC System Settings
    1. Step-1: RFC Destination
    2. Step-2: Port
    3. Step-3: Partner Profile
  2. SAP PI NWA configurations
    1. Step-1: RFC destination
    2. Step-2: Program ID registration
  3. SAP PI Monitoring
    1. Checking metadata or manual import of metadata
    2. IDOC number in PI system which SAP ECC send

Setting in ECC System

Step-1: Type “T” RFC Destination

  • Technical Settings
    • Registered Server Program –> Program ID ( Example : XI_IDOC_DEFAULT_XID)

Note: Make sure to give same name in NWA while registering in PI system

  • Gateway Server
    • ECC System gateway server because PI is Java only stack and no gateway
    • Gateway Service
      • ECC System gateway service because PI is Java only stack and no gateway
    • Unicode
      • Communication type with target system (Unicode) – based on your system configuration

Note: Say for example if you choose wrong Unicode you will get error – IdocException

               

         Error Monitoring t-code or navigation path in ECC and PI

    1. In ECC–> SM58 –>Error “ IDOC Exception”
    2. In PI (NWA) –>Troubleshooting –>Logs and Traces

            Error Description

[JRA] serverExceptionOccurred. Server XI_IDOC_DEFAULT_XI, Managed_Application_Thread_71, connectionId=2-<gateway server name> |<gateway service >|XI_IDOC_DEFAULT_XI, Exception: com.sap.conn.jco.JCoException: (104) JCO_ERROR_SYSTEM_FAILURE: An IDocException occurred (raised by system hostname|a_rfc)

             Solution to resolved above error is

Change the “UNICODE” in type “T” RFC destination.

In my case this issue has been resolved by changing it from non-unicode to Unicode.

Step-2: Port (tRFC port) -(same as how we will configure for IDOC adapter no changes)

Step-3: Partner profile  -(same as how we will configure for IDOC adapter no changes)

Settings in PI  system

     Step-1: In NWA–>Configuration–>Infrastructure–>Destinations

      • Create RFC Destination from PI to ECC system

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Destination Name :  Any Name

Destination Type : RFC

Click Next

                        Load balancing—>choose NO

Target Host: ECC system

System Number: ECC sys number

System ID: ECC Sys ID

Gateway Host : ECC gateway host

Gateway Service : ECC gateway service

Logon Data -> provide log on data to connect to ECC and finish

Select your Destination name click on PING Destination( it should be successful)



    Step-2: In NWA–>Configuration–>Infrastructure–>Application Resources

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Select “ Resource Adapters”

In filter condition under Resource Name search forInboundRA” ( for IDOC_AEE sender Default (Recommended) configuration)

We have other options “Manual” and “From NWA” . This document does not cover these configurations.

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Scroll down to the screen and choose “Properties” tab

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Your are done with connectivity for IDOC_AEE sender.

Now created all required objects in Enterprise service builder(same as normal IDOC sender ) and configuration.

I am creating objects for IDOC to File scenario.

Enterprise service builder objects

  • IDOC metadata
  • DT
  • MT
  • SI
  • MM
  • OM

Integration Directory ( Configuration) objects

  • Secenario
  • Sender BS
  • Receiver BS/BC
  • Create Sender channel with IDOC_AEE adapter type
    • RFC Server Parameters – Default (Recommanded)
  • Receiver Communication Channel
  • ICO Configuration

Testing

In ECC, using WE19 trigger IDOC

Monitoring in PI

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IDOC Meta Data

When you trigger IDOC, it will automatically import meta data using Destination which you created in PI NWA same as standard IDOC.

Path to monitor metadata is

  • Configuration and Monitoring Home–> Monitoring–>IDOC Monitor–>Metadata Monitor

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You have options

  • to “DELETE” metadata incase if there is any changes in IDOC structure
  • “PRELOAD”  manual import of metadata
  • “RELOAD” to reload metadata

Using “Message Monitor” you can monitor IDOC and even you get IDOC number which SAP ECC send to PI system also.

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In Communication Channel monitoring we can find IDOC number(see above screen for logs) which SAP ECC sent.

When I am working this configuration I had a problem for finding what is wrong with my configuration. Finally I came to know that there was a problem with “unicode” option in RFC destination and had problem while registering program ID in NWA. So I decided to publish this blog. Hoping this blog will help you to avoid those issue.

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