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Architecting EDI with SAP Idocs
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Table of Contents

  • Prologue
  • ACT I: Hollywood, DVDs, and the After-Life of Movies
  • Hollywood's B-Movie Queen Does SAP and EDI
  • SAP and EDI: Getting to Know Each Other
  • A Brief History of Fame: Our Imaginary Dream Factory
  • Defining Some Basic Ground Rules
  • Summary
  • The Blueprint: Discovery and Documentation
  • A Business Process Overview
  • Legacy Systems, Data Flows, and Interfaces
  • Legacy EDI Data Flows
  • Summary
  • Designing the New SAP EDI Architecture
  • The To-Be Systems and Interfaces Emerge
  • Laying the Foundations for EDI: Master Data
  • The Typical Lifecycle of an Order from Gordy
  • Interfaces in the Order-to-Cash Cycle
  • Considering the Project Plan
  • Summary
  • ACT II: Taming Chaos with Standards--EDI in an SAP Environment
  • EDI: The Ugly Stepsister of E-Commerce
  • A Brief History of e-Commerce
  • The Anatomy of an EDIFACT Interchange
  • The Anatomy of an X12 Interchange
  • Enveloping and De-enveloping: The X12 in Action
  • Summary
  • Real-World Business Process Integration with EDI
  • The Basic EDI Interface
  • Trading Partner Management
  • The Impact of VMI Collaboration through EDI
  • The Role of Acme's EDI RIM
  • Reporting EDI Status to SAP
  • Putting All the Pieces Together
  • Archiving and Deleting IDocs in SAP
  • Summary
  • EDI Architecture in SAP: IDoc Basics
  • Intelligent Messages: The Anatomy of an IDoc
  • IDoc Architecture and the Data Dictionary
  • One-Time EDI Configuration for IDocs in SAP
  • Summary
  • Configuring IDocs in SAP for EDI Exchange
  • Inbound Configuration is About Posting IDocs
  • Outbound Configuration Generates IDocs
  • Summary
  • Custom IDocs and IDoc Extensions
  • IDoc Development and Configuration Tools
  • Building a Custom IDoc: Inbound Inventory Report
  • Extending an IDoc: Outbound PO with BOMs
  • Summary
  • ACT III: Realizing the Dream--Building Acme's SAP EDI System
  • Generating the PO for Replication Services
  • Technical Overview of the Interface
  • Functional Specifications
  • Generating the ORDERS PO with Message Control
  • Technical Specifications
  • Mapping Specifications
  • EDI Configuration in SAP
  • Summary
  • The Inbound Goods Receipt
  • Technical Overview of Interface
  • Functional Specifications
  • End-to-End Process Flow
  • Technical Specifications
  • Mapping Specifications
  • EDI Configuration in SAP
  • Summary
  • Processing the Incoming Supplier Invoice
  • Technical Overview of Interface
  • Functional Specifications
  • End-to-End Process Flow
  • Technical Specifications
  • Mapping Specifications
  • EDI Configuration in SAP
  • Summary
  • The Inbound Customer Purchase Order
  • Technical Overview of Interface
  • Functional Specifications
  • End-to-End Process Flow
  • Technical Specifications
  • Mapping Specifications
  • SDQ Processing Program Logic
  • Duplicate Checking Enhancement
  • EDI Configuration in SAP
  • Summary
  • Building the Outbound Order Confirmation
  • Technical Overview
  • Functional Specifications
  • Generating the ORDRSP with Message Control
  • Technical Specifications
  • Mapping Specifications
  • EDI Configuration in SAP
  • Summary
  • Sending a Shipping Order to the Supplier
  • Technical Overview of Interface
  • Functional Specifications
  • Generating a SHPORD IDoc with Message Control
  • Technical Specifications
  • Mapping Specifications
  • EDI Configuration in SAP
  • Summary
  • The Inbound Shipping Confirmation
  • Technical Overview of the Interface
  • Functional Specifications
  • End-to-End Process Flow
  • Technical Specifications
  • Mapping Specifications
  • EDI Configuration in SAP
  • Summary
  • The Advanced Shipping Notice to the Customer
  • Technical Overview of Interface
  • Functional Specifications
  • Generating an ASN IDoc with Message Control
  • Technical Specifications
  • Mapping Specifications
  • EDI Configuration in SAP
  • Summary
  • Generating the Outbound Customer Invoice
  • Technical Overview of Interface
  • Functional Specifications
  • Generating an INVOIC IDoc with Message Control
  • Technical Specifications
  • Mapping Specifications
  • EDI Configuration in SAP
  • Summary
  • Processing the Inbound Payment Advice
  • Technical Overview of the Interface
  • Functional Specifications
  • End-to-End Process Flow
  • Technical Specifications
  • Mapping Specifications
  • EDI Configuration in SAP
  • Summary
  • ACT IV: Finishing Touches
  • Extending the Interface: Custom IDoc Tools
  • EDI to IDoc Trading Partner Conversion
  • Mass Upload of Partner Profiles to SAP
  • Mass Transfer of IDocs between Systems
  • Sending IDoc Status to an External System
  • Adding Qualifiers to IDoc XML Schema
  • Summary
  • Testing the EDI System in SAP
  • IDoc Test Tools
  • Interface Testing Strategy
  • Unit Testing
  • String Testing
  • Interface Testing
  • Integration Testing
  • Stress Testing
  • Summary
  • Troubleshooting and Recovery
  • Identifying Issues
  • Monitoring and Recovery Tools
  • Recovering from Key Failure Points
  • Summary
  • Epilogue
  • The Author
  • Index

About the Author

Emmanuel Hadzipetros is an ABAP developer and IDoc and EDI specialist who has been fascinated with data flows and systems integration throughout his 15 years of SAP project experience. As a consultant and independent contractor in four countries and three continents he served a large number of small, mid-size, and Fortune 500 clients in a variety of industries. Emmanuel prides himself on a practical approach to building and integrating systems. Throughout his career he's worked with a wide range of tools to integrate SAP with internal and legacy systems and external trading partners including flat file FTP transfers, ALE, XI/PI, and third-party EDI integration systems.Emmanuel has been happily playing with the IDoc interface for more than 10 years and believes that it's one of SAP's hidden jewels.

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