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Want to know about the latest and greatest product updates and features enhancements of SAP Cloud Platform Integration? Then, our developer’s corner is your one stop shop!

Here, you will learn everything about the new features in SAP Cloud Platform Integration, focusing on usage with all the 5 W’s & 1 H answered – why do we need this feature, when and where should this be used, what problem is it solving, who can use this and how should this be used with common mistakes to be avoided. All this and more, described with real-life examples by our product team and developers who built it.

Also newly introduced to our Developer’s corner is a series of blogs from our Customer Success Team who work closely with SAP application teams for building their integration content as well as co-innovate with our customers are partners. Blogs from our customer success team will provide you insights on how complex and real integration use-cases can be achieved with the product.

This is an effort from our side to help our community users to be abreast with the monthly product enhancements and is complementary to our product documentation.

The section will features blogs covering enhancements in various aspects of the product like tooling, runtime, connectivity via the numerous adapters, B2B capabilities etc and will be regularly updated with the blogs on newer capabilities released.

Connectivity

Newer capabilities in the adapters to make it more secure and reliable.

How to setup a secure SFTP connection

How to use RFC adapter to execute remote function module on ABAP system

How to establish secure connectivity to on-premise mail server 

How to Setup Secure Outbound HTTP Connection using Keystore Monitor

How to Setup Secure Inbound HTTP Connection with Client Certificates

Configure Asynchronous Messaging with Retry Using JMS Adapter

How to configure Session Handling in Integration Flow 

How to provision Message Broker

How to configure Dead Letter Handling in JMS Adapter

Batch Operation in OData V2 Adapter

How to setup and use the Partner Directory

Partner Directory – Partner Dependent XML Structures and IDs

Secure connectivity with the cloud connector

How to develop your custom adapter

Partner Directory – Sender Partner Connecting with Client Certificate Authentication

Partner Directory – Partner Dependent User Credential Selection

Partner Directory – Mass Configuration

Know the JMS Resource and Size Limits

Checks in JMS Message Queue Monitor

How to configure Transaction Handling in Integration Flow

How to Perform Upsert Operation using SuccessFactors Soap Adapter

Batch Request with multiple operations on multiple entity sets support in OData Adapter

How to send mail from Cloud Integration using the SAP Cloud Platform service “Live Link for IN365-Email”

How to Fetch Delta Record from SuccessFactors using SuccessFactors Soap Adapter

How to configure Retry Handling in SuccessFactors OData V2 Adapter

How to configure SOAP Adapter – Web Service Security

Learn all about the process direct adapter

OData V2 Query wizard

Configuring SAP AS4 Receiver Adapter for Australian Taxation Office

XI Sender Adapter 

XI Receiver Adapter 

Adapter API for Adapter Development

How to use WSDLs in the SOAP Adapter

AS2 Sender Adapter with Best Effort Quality Of Service (QoS)

OAuth2 Client Credentials Support in OData V2 Adapter

Principal Propagation with SuccessFactors OData V2

Integration Flow Extension Using ProcessDirect Adapter

OData V2 Headers Propagation and Response Body

OData V2 Function Import

Configuring Explicit Retry in Exception Sub-Process for XI Adapter Scenarios

Encrypted and/or Signed Mails in Mail Sender Adapter (new!)

Usage of XI Adapter in Send and Request-Reply Step (new!)

Principal Propagation to SCP-Cloud Foundry Applications   (new!)

Enable Certificate Based Authentication in Custom Adapters (new!)

Developer Efficiency

Aid Integration Developers to address non-functional aspects like resource consumption, performance, and reliability.

 

To avoid Binding Variables in Groovy Scripts

Stream the XMLSlurper input in Groovy Scripts

How to Guard Against Huge Messages

Avoid Storing Payloads in the Message Processing Log

IP whitelisting incoming requests into cloud integration

How to Avoid Excessive Storage Load Caused by MPL Attachments for Message Logging 

Automated Notification for Critical or Exhausted JMS Resources

Tooling

Enhancements to integration modeling in the web application.

Managing Integration Flow Resources

Externalizing parameters

Message mapping simulation

Product Profiles

Behavior of new Splitter version

Message mapping support with multiple output functions

New and Improved web UI Integration flow editor

How to add resources to your Integration flow in the web UI

Versioning & migration of components of an Integration Flow 

Customized Scheduling for integrations

“Stop on Exception” for Iterating/General Splitter

Learn how to manage your integration flow “problems”

Grouping Option of Iterating/General Splitter

Learn about the usage of Splitter in Local Process

Importing Message Mapping from ES Repository to Cloud Integration

Finding fields in Message Mapping

CSV import support in Value Mapping

Multi Mapping support in Message Mapping

Accessing existing Headers via Content Modifier & Write Variables

Message mapping display queue

Principal Propagation to SAP Cloud Platform (Neo) Applications

Working with XML Validator (new!)

Integration flow copy (new!)

Operations and Monitoring

Enhancements to integration content monitoring, message monitoring and more.

 

Setting the Log Level for Message Processing

Audit Log in Web UI Monitor

Renewal of SAP owned keys in Keystore Monitor

Automated Notification of Keystore Entries Reaching Expiry

How to enable Trace for Message Processing

How to download system logs

Troubleshooting Message Processing in Cloud Integration

Enhancements to Message Processing Log Viewer

New Visualization for Adapter Endpoints of Integration Artifacts

Enabling Tracing of Exchange Properties in MPL

 

SAP Cloud Platform Integration ADK

Ability to build extensions using the developer kit.

Extension of runtime capabilities using Blueprint Metadata in Cloud Integration SDK

Enabling Certificate Based Authentication in Custom Adapters

OData provisioning

Developing and managing OData services.

 

OData Service Project vs Integration Project: A comparison

 

B2B capabilities

Enhancements enabling B2B integration.

Update on B2B capabilities

B2B blog series- 1 : AS2 inbound scenario

B2B blog series- 2: AS2 scenario with message compression, signing and encryption

Working with Number Ranges

Self-services

Empowering users to manage their own integration.

 

Keystore Monitor for Tenant Administrator 

Backup and Restore of Keys and Certificates using Keystore Monitor

 

Transport

Learn about the content transport mechanisms

Transport using CTS+

Content transport using CTS+ PART I

Content Transport using CTS+ PART II 

Integration content transport using the Transport Management Service (Beta)

How to transport using Transport Management Service (Beta)

The new cloud-based Transport Management Service

Running Cloud Integration content in Process Orchestration

Cloud Integration content re-use in SAP PO

Best practices and Overview

Enhancements in content deployment 

Trouble shooting cloud integration content on Process Orchestration

How to configure Web Service Security (WSS) between CPI SOAP adapter and the SAP PO SOAP adapter

Integration Content Advisor

Crowd-source based machine learning approach for much faster and more efficient B2B integration.

Learn all about the Integration Content Advisor

Learn all about B2B/A2A standard libraries and type systems in ICA

integration content advisor: Create a customized interface using MIG editor

Cloud Integration APIs

OData APIs in the SAP API Business Hub

Cloud Integration OData API on API Business Hub  

Remote OData API’s for Integration Flows

 

Enabling Consumption based model

Learn how to enable Cloud Integration for consumption based pricing model or pay per use.

Self-service enablement of Cloud Integration service on consumption-based commercial model (pay per use)

Software Updates

Learn all about the update process

Updating SAP Cloud Platform Integration 

SAP Cloud Platform Integration & APIM

Route-Through Integration Flow generation based on APIs from API Business Hub in Cloud Platform Integration (new!)

You can also find some of our recommended best practices to develop and manage your integration content published here .

Additionally you can search for how to guides or Knowledge Base Articles (like good old SAP Notes) to find answers to some of the questions or problems faced here .

Hope you find this helpful to stay up-to-date and for developing and running your integration scenarios using SAP Cloud Platform Integration!!

 

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    1. Gayathri Narayana Post author

      Hi Eng,

      This blog is pulled back for a temporary time by the author for some capabilities updates. It will be available back shortly. I did not remove the link so that we  do not loose referencing it during this interim time.

      Regards,

      Gayathri

       

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  1. Guy Zoghby

    Hi Gayathri Narayana –

    I appreciate you pulling these different tips into one place.  It is helpful to see the whole picture.  I do hope you keep adding to the article from time to time.  Thank you.

    Guy

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  2. Leonel Martinez

    Hello Gayathri,

    Thanks for your blog. I don’t see any RFC sender adapter. It is posible to implement an escenario RFC (From an ECC)->HCI->SOAP ?

    If is not,  what  workaround do you suggest?

    Thanks,
    Regards,
    Leonel.

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    1. Gayathri Narayana Post author

      Hi Leonel,

       

      Currently we do not have a RFC sender adapter. One workaround is to pull data from ECC by polling at regular intervals.  You can have an integration flow with Timer step –> Content Modifier(for the RFC function input) -> Request Reply -> RFC receiver adapter .The Request Reply step can then be connected to the required next steps that are to be run on the response obtained from RFC adapter. Hope this will work for you.

      thanks,

      Gayathri

       

       

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  3. Antonio Anguita

    ​Hi Gayathri Narayana, team,

    We noticed there was a reorganization around SAP Blog Communities. In the new structure we cannot find a community for Cloud Platform Integration anymore. Is there any plan to create a new one for this? If not, what would be the community we should follow to get new content around CPI?

    Until last week, that was the link we were used

    https://www.sap.com/community/topic/cloud-integration.html

    Thank you,

    Antonio Anguita

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