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Sync SAP ECC Notification Event with SAP S/4HANA through SAP NetWeaver Add-On for Event Enablement

As we know that power of event mesh is available for ECC Customers Blog and are being popularly known as SAP NetWeaver, add-on for event enablement, it’s popularity among the customers leads to usage of this add-on also for SAP S/4HANA, And Why Not. The flexibility which is provided by this magic box is remarkable and you are not just restricted with Standard Business Object, but Custom object as well. You can get the detail of the announcement here. However the existing event on S/4HANA will continue to be available and customer have the flexibility to use both approach as per there needs. However it should be noted that A migration from one technology to the other will not be possible as both technical implementations are quite different.

https://www.sap.com/dmc/exp/2021-06-sapphireinnovation-news/sap-enhances-support-for-event-based-integration/

In this blogpost , i will show how you can synch the payload coming from add-on similar to Cloud events 1.0 (SAP S/4HANA). The benefit of doing this synch will helps in easy migration as you don’t need to worry about changing cloud business application once you migrated to SAP S/4HANA. It means you will have just have one application running and you just need to change the backend.

Quick Setup:

Please go through the below both parts to do the quick setup and receive the events into your Queue.

If you have done the above setup correctly, then you will receive the events like below for Business Partner (BUS1006) object. if you see the below payload, you will notice that it didn’t like the way what we receive the events from standard S/4HANA event configuration. if you want to know more about SAP S/4HANA event structure and its configuration, you can see the below blogs.

https://blogs.sap.com/2021/02/15/configure-sap-enterprise-messaging-for-sap-s-4-hana-on-premise-2020-via-service-key/

 

Sync with SAP S/4HANA:

  • Navigate to transaction SWE2, and change the receiver function module of your message type to /ASADEV/ACI_EVENTS_TRIGGER . 

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Transaction SWE2

  • Navigate to SPRO Configuration of Add-on and under Header attributed of your object, Add the below more parameter and there values.

 

  1. CLOUDEVENTS_OBJECT_NAME         BusinessPartner

  2. CLOUDEVENTS_OPERATION             Created

  3. CLOUDEVENTS_VERSION                 v1

  4. SAP_EM_KEY_NAME                         BusinessPartner

SPRO%20Configuration

SPRO Configuration

Test Your Setup:

Create the new Business Partner from Transaction BP and test the new payload. Have you noticed the payload now.

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Payload similar to SAP S/4HANA

SAP ERP Extension on SAP Discovery Centre

We have released a Mission for event-driven extension scenario for SAP ERP 6.0 which is available on SAP Discovery Centre . You can watch the Mission Demo video from here. This will demonstrate how we can extend the SAP ECC without disrupting any core business processes. To get more insight about our extension scenario and steps involved, Please refer our sample reference application here

Happy Eventing 🙂

 

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      Author's profile photo Murali Shanmugham
      Murali Shanmugham

      Good to know that we can now easily migrate the work done on ECC to S/4HANA without disrupting the extension application. Thanks

      Author's profile photo Navin Krishnan Manohar
      Navin Krishnan Manohar

      Nice Blog !