Create an SAP Transaction with More than One Method

To run an SAP transaction that uses more than one SAP function, do the procedure in this topic.

General Configuration Screen (Begin SAP Transaction)



SAP Configuration Screen (Call SAP Function)



General Configuration Screen (End SAP Transaction)



Prerequisites

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. On the Application Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. Do one of these:
    • Add an activity:
      1. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the SAP Integration SAP Integration icon tab.
      2. On the SAP Integration SAP Integration icon tab, drag the Begin SAP Transaction Begin SAP Transaction icon activity onto your process.
    • Change an activity:
      1. In your process, double-click your activity.

Procedure

  1. Complete the fields on the General Configuration screen.

    For more information, refer to Configure General Options for a SAP Activity.

  2. To complete the configuration, click OK.
  3. On the SAP Integration SAP Integration icon tab, drag the Call SAP Function Call SAP Function icon activity onto your process immediately after your Begin SAP Transaction activity
  4. Complete the fields on the General Configuration screen.

    For more information, refer to Configure General Options for a SAP Activity.

  5. Click Call SAP Function Call SAP Function icon.
  6. On the SAP Configuration screen, in the SAP field, select your SAP access token.

    To create a new access token, click Add Token Add Token icon. For more information, refer to Access Token for SAP.

  7. Complete this field as necessary.
    Field Name Definition

    BAPI Method Name

    Function:
    Specifies the name of the BAPI method.
    Accepted Values:
    A valid BAPI method name.

    Click the Schema Mapping Schema Mapping icon button to open the BAPI Method Search Results screen and select a method.

    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    No
  8. To connect the input data to the SAP system to your schema, complete this field as necessary:
    Field Name Definition

    Input Mapping

    Function:
    Connects the SAP API input parameter to your schema.
    To Open this Field:
    1. On the SAP Configuration screen, click the Input tab.
    Accepted Values:
    Click the Schema Mapping Schema Mapping icon button to open the Schema Mapper.

    Use this screen to connect the input to the data model for your process.

    Default Value:
    None
  9. To connect output data from the SAP function to your process, complete this field as necessary:
    Field Name Definition

    Output Mapping

    Function:
    Connects the SAP API output parameter to your schema.
    To Open this Field:
    1. On the SAP Configuration screen, click the Output tab.
    Accepted Values:
    Click the Schema Mapping Schema Mapping icon button to open the Schema Mapper.

    Use this screen to connect the output to the data model for your process.

    Default Value:
    None
  10. (Optional) To connect to the SAP database with the credentials of the user who completes the eForm, complete these fields as necessary.

    For more information, refer to Get Data from SAP with a Secure User Account.

    Field Name Definition

    Use end user credentials from secure credential store

    Function:
    Specifies to connect to the SAP database with the credentials of the user who completes the eForm.

    This improves the security and traceability of an SAP transaction.

    The form user must have an SAP user account.

    To Open this Field:
    1. On the SAP Configuration screen, click the Advanced Configuration tab.
    Accepted Values:
    • Selected - Lets you use the credentials of the specified user to connect to SAP database.
    • Deselected - Does not let you use the credentials of the specified user.
    Default Value:
    Deselected

    User Name

    Function:
    Specifies the user name of the person whose credentials are used to connect the SAP database.
    To Open this Field:
      1. On the SAP Configuration screen, click the Advanced Configuration tab.
      2. Click User Name.
    Accepted Values:
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes

    Clear SAP credentials secure credential store after successful completion of the task

    Function:
    Deletes the SAP user password in the AgilePoint database after the task is complete.

    By default, the password is encrypted when it is stored in the AgilePoint database, and is deleted when the process instance is complete.

    To Open this Field:
    On the SAP Configuration screen, click the Advanced Configuration tab.
    Accepted Values:
    • Selected - Deletes the user password from the AgilePoint database after the task is complete.
    • Deselected - Deletes the password when the process instance is complete.
    Default Value:
    Deselected
  11. On the SAP Integration SAP Integration icon tab, drag the End SAP Transaction End SAP Transaction icon activity onto your process immediately after your last Call SAP Function activity
  12. Complete the fields on the General Configuration screen.

    For more information, refer to Configure General Options for a SAP Activity.

  13. To complete the configuration, click OK.