Periodic Tasks

Use

Some IDoc Administration functions are performed periodically, and should therefore be scheduled in background jobs. These are:

Outgoing IDoc

Create IDoc from Change pointers (1)

?     Reorganize change pointers (2)

?     Serial distribution by message type (3)

?     Send collected IDocs (4)

?     Communication check (tRFC) and IDoc status conversion (5)

?     Repeat RFCs (6)

IDoc Inbox

?     Post IDocs in recipient system (7)

?     Post IDocs with errors (8)

?     IDoc confirmation in recipient system (9)

?     Active IDoc monitoring with workflow connection (10)

Prerequisites

You have maintained at least one variant for the function in the IMG.

Procedure

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       1.      Maintain at least one variant for the function(s) in the IMG (Implementation Guide), if you have not already done so:

Application Server

    IDoc Interface/ALE

       Modeling and Implementing Business Processes

                 Configure Master Data Distribution

® Set-up replication of changed data (1,2)

® Set-up serialization of sent and received data ® Serialization

     by Message Type  ®  Serialized Distribution by Message Type (3)

       Set-Up System Monitoring

            ® IDoc processing (4,7,8)

            ® Set-Up IDoc Confirmation in Recipient System (ALE Audit)  ® Confirm

                  Audit Data (9)

            ® Communication check (tRFC) and IDoc status conversion (5)

            ® Repeat RFCs (6)

            ® IDoc monitoring with workflow connection (10)

       2.      Schedule the variant(s) as background job.

 Choose SAP menu ® Tools ® IDoc Interface/ALE ® Administration ® Services ® Periodic ® Outgoing/Incoming, and the function, to schedule the variant.