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                                            Transaction WEDI

                                            Transaction SALE

Transaction Code

Table Name

If you want to.....................................................

WE30,WE60

 

View an Idoc type's structure and/or documentation

WE82

EDIMSG

Find Idoc types relation with Message types and / or extensions
Establish if there is a relevant Idoc Extension

WE81

EDIMSGT

View an message types structure description

BD60

 

Find the outbound function module for SMD process

* Remember that Idocs can also be triggered through transactions and via scheduled programs.

* Could also search in transaction SE37 for *MASTERIDOC*<Message Type>*

Transaction Code

Table Name

If you want to.........................................................................

SALE

TBDA2

Check if change pointers are set on globally for the client
Check if change pointers are set on for the message.

SCDO

BDCP,BDCPV

Establish what change document drives the change pointer process

WE20

EDP21

Find Inbound Process Code

WE42

TBDBA

Find link between inbound process code and update function.
Find which update function is called BAPI process code

WE57

 

Find link between message type/Idoc type and update function

SMOD,CMOD

 

Find if user-exits have been implemented in standard inbound/outbound process

* Also search code for string 'userexit' and 'call customer-function

Transaction Code

If you want to.....................................

BD51

Establish whether call transaction / Direct input has been used

* This transaction should only be used as a guide, the best method of determining whether call transaction has been used

 is to scan the update function for the command 'call transaction'.

Transaction Code

Table Name

If you want to...................................................................

BD64

TB05/06

View Distribution Model

SM58

 

View failed tRFC's

* Double click on the user name to view the data content of the message and establish ehat message type it is...

Transaction Code

If you want to...................................................................

WE19

Idoc Test Tool

Other SAP related areas, Useful transaction:

SM37 -------------------------------------------------------Job scheduling

SCDO------------------------------------------------------ change documents sets out which table  fields are logged for changes. The change history is stored in  table CDHDR and CDPOS.

SM35, SHDB-----------------------------------------------Batch Input Recording and session management, fundamental to understand 'call transaction'.

SE80--------------------------------------------------------ABAP Workbench.

SE30--------------------------------------------------------Runtime Analysis.

SE11, SE16------------------------------------------------Data Dictionary and Table contents viewer.