You must maintain the partners with whom you communicate via IDocs in the partner profiles: choose the message to be sent to the partner and define the path to be used, as well as how inbound messages are processed.
· Master data must be available in the system for partners.
· A port is also selected in the outbound partner profiles.This port must be configured already. Also see the section Configuring Ports.
First, read this section in order to familiarize yourself with the concept of process codes as part of partner profiles .
Define the messages to be exchanged and the relevant partners. The configuration must always be extended to include new partners and/or messages when necessary.
You can check whether the partner profiles you have defined are consistent and complete.
You copy default values from Customizing. Individual changes are subsequently possible via the standard dialog.
You can also define partners automatically via special function modules.
Partner profiles cannot be transported. They are maintained in the productive system, after the master data is created.