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How to configure a Logical System for XI External System

I'm following the 'How to configure SAP XI to use the standard SAP communications APIs (idoc, pabi, rfc) from external system - How to create XI content with the Integration Builder' document.

I have everything configured, but in section 6.7 when I try to do a transaction BD10 on to send a MATMAS01 idoc using my Logical System IQS_EXTERN to my external system, it says '1 master IDocs set up ...', then it says '0 communication IDocs generated ...' and my external system does not get the IDoc. The NX7 Integration Engine does not get a message from SAP_CE8 to IQS_EXTERN.

How do I specifically configure my Logical System IQS_EXTERN to communicate with my external system via XI (NX7)?

I'm using the ICC Test-System CE8, SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7 IDES and the NX7 Exchange Infrastructure (


Ed Culnane

Edited by: Ed Culnane on Oct 15, 2008 7:02 PM

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Check whether you have setup Partner profile for receiving system ( Here its XI system). You need to create outbound parter profile for XI system.

Check out this forum ...

trying to send Idoc using Standard Outbound Processin option

and blog ..

Introduction to IDoc-XI-File scenario and complete walk through for starters.

Hope this will help.


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