XML-HTTP: Activating/Deactivating Inbound Processing

Use

If you want to receive IDoc XML documents using the HTTP protocol, you need the appropriate inbound processing. This inbound processing is already defined by SAP in the service idoc_xml. To receive IDoc XML documents, you have to activate this inbound processing.

Activities

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       1.      Choose the transaction SICF (Maintenance of the HTTP Service Tree).

       2.      Check that the service idoc_xml is active. Choose default_host  ® sap ® bc ® idoc_xml (active services are black, inactive services are grey).

       3.      If you want to use the IDoc_XML inbound processing, the service must be active.  In the top menu bar, choose Service/Virtual Host ® Activate.

       4.      If you do not want to use the IDoc_XML inbound processing, the service must be inactive.   In the top menu bar, choose Service/Virtual Host ® Deactivate.