Technical configuration in Ariba for integrating S/4HANA Cloud with Ariba
Co-Author Riyam Das
This is the Third blog post in the series and in this blog post we will see the technical configuration set up in Ariba.
Part 1 : Ariba Integration with S/4HANA Cloud Business Process
Part 2 : Technical configuration in S/4HANA Cloud for integrating S/4HANA Cloud with Ariba
Part 3 : Technical configuration in Ariba for integrating S/4HANA Cloud with Ariba
Part 4 : Trouble Shooting and FAQ’s for integrating Ariba with S/4HANA Cloud
Configuration in SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway
1. Set Up the Basic Data
Log on to Ariba Network buyer account. Choose Administration Configuration, on the Configuration screen choose Cloud Integration Gateway Setup. On the Configure Cloud Integration Gateway screen, select the Log in to SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway link. The Cloud Integration Gateway screen is displayed.
Add the information as below.
The Best practice to maintain the Time zone in Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway is to keep it similar as maintained in the S/4 HANA Cloud
System Id is SAP S/4HANA Cloud Own System field.
2. Create and Deploy a Project
2.a Create a New Integration Project.
In the Project Name field, enter a name for the project, for example, S4CIG.In the Product field, select Ariba Network from the dropdown list. Choose Next.
2.b Set up the Connections
To add a new connection, go to the Connection Details section and choose Add new Connection. Please Provide Connection Details in this section, enter the following data according to your business requirements.
In the Connect to Backend section, enter the following data according to your business requirements. Select Authentication type as Basic and provide user and password as maintained in S/4 system for CIG.
In the Connect Trading Partner to CIG section, enter the following data according to your business requirements. Select Authentication Type as Basic and enter the P-user as maintained in the Ariba system.
A sample connection should be looking like this
Choose Save. The new connection created for project is now displayed in the Connection Details section. This connection can be reused in other projects as well. To do so, go to the Reusable Connections section, select a connection, and choose Assign to Project
Choose Next. Validate the connection details that are specified to ensure that the documents flow between SAP S/4HANA Cloud system, SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway, and Ariba Network system is successful.
Go to the Cross References step to ensure that the QuoteMessageOrder document type is available.
3. Review the Project Settings
Review the information on the Connection Details tab. To make changes, choose Edit. After changes are made, choose Save and Close. The Connection Details tab is displayed. Choose Confirm.
4. Test a Project
It is recommended to test transactions manually. After the transactions have been run successfully, then Go Live button is displayed
5. Deploy a Project
Go to the My Projects section. In the Action column of the project , choose Select Edit .Go to the Test step the Project Self-Test Results screen is displayed. Choose Skip Buyer Test. The Go Live button is displayed. In the Mark Project Active On section, specify the time and date to schedule the deployment to production.
Choose Go Live. The project is deployed.
6. Ariba Buyer Network End Point setup
Login to Ariba Buyer network , Configuration -> Administration -> Business Application IDs and End Points .
S/4 system ID should be default ID
7. Check the connectivity by using Connectivity tool
This blog post should help you to understand in detail about the configurational set up required in Ariba for document exchange between Ariba and SAP S/4HANA Cloud.
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