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Author's profile photo Karan Bhambra

SAP Fiori: Download Files From SAP Directories (AL11)


This blogs explains the step by step procedure to download the files from SAP Directories (AL11) in SAP FIORI UI. SAP Fiori stores the data in the WebGui File Browser which can be used to view and download the file in the native system.

Steps to store/download the file in WebGui File Browser

a) Go to App CG3Y, enter the path for ‘Source File On Application Server’

b)  Enter the ‘Target File on Front-end’ (%LOCALAPPDATA%\Filename.xls)

Click on Download, SAP gives an information message

c) Now Go to App AL11, click on More => GUI Actions & Settings => WebGUI File Browser

d) On the next screen SAP allows download the file in the native system


This is SAP standard procedure to download a file from SAP Directories while using the SAP Fiori UI


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      Author's profile photo Navdeep Kanwar
      Navdeep Kanwar

      Hi Karan, this is one the most un-explored area. thanks for delving deepaer into this to provide such insights.. Burraahhhh...

      Author's profile photo Holger Merkel
      Holger Merkel

      Transaction CG3Y is released for files of SAP module EH&S only, please read SAP Note 1949906.