SAP PO. XPI Inspector. Installation and usage. Step-by-step guide
You have a SOAP to RFC Synchronous scenario and want to use SOAPUI for testing purposes.
During testing procedure you receive a error from SAP PO.
Something like this:
<text>See log trace with id: n/a</text>
You want to receive more information about “id n/a” and for this purpose you want use a XI Inspector
“XPI Inspector” is a web application developed by SAP for collecting information about configurations and traces.
This tool not included at SAP PO by default. But you can install it through this step by step guide
Step 1. Download Enterprise Archive (ear)
Download both zip and z01 files from Note #1514898 and extract ear file from archive
1514898 – XPI Inspector for troubleshooting SAP Process Orchestration / Integration
Step 2. Installation process
Further steps for Telnet scenario and Linux as operation system
Step 2.1 Telnet connection and deployment process
a.SSH connection to SAP PI/PO server
b. Upload file from Step 1 to folder (for example to)
su – <sid>adm
telnet localhost 5<instance>08
and sign in as an Administrator use
execute the following commands:
deploy /usr/sap/<SID>/J<instance>/j2ee/temp/xpi_inspector_v7.2.ear version_rule=all on_deploy_error=stop
Step 3. Usage example
a. Open installed XI Inspector – http://host:port/xpi_inspector/index.jsp
b. Select corresponding example (in our scenario: 50 (XI Channel))
c. Enable writing in default traces during inspection
d. Reproduce issue in SOAPUI
now log trace with id XXX instead n/a before XPI Inspector installation
e. Open SAP PI/PO Log Viewer and switch to Expert mode. Display Log File – defaultTrace
Filter – Log ID from request in SOAP UI
SAP BASIS routine task explained.