Assigning a Process Code (Outbound Processing)

The outbound function module is triggered using a process code in the IDoc Interface.


You must have completed the required steps in Defining and Using a Basic Type .



       1.      Choose SAP Menu ® Tools ® IDoc Interface/ALE ® Development ® IDoc ®  Outbound Processing ® Maintain Process Code (WE41). Choose the outbound process code option.


       1.      Select and New Entries.

       2.      Enter a process code, a description and the function module. Choose a version of the function module and select whether the ALE services are to be called.

       3.      Save your entries. Choose the Logical Message navigation.

       4.      Choose New entries.

       5.      Enter the logical message and the process code in the corresponding fields and save your entries. As a result, the possible entries (F4) in the partner profiles can display the possible process codes from the logical message, that is, the business view.


You have assigned a new process code for the function module. You can now enter this process code in the partner profiles.

Make the following entries for the example:

Process code


Function module


Message type (logical message)


Option ALE/inbound

Processing without ALE

Function module version

Processing with function module version 3.0