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SMOBBPMARA Table missing

Hi gurus

We have recently upgraded our SRM from 3.0 to 5.0 and have encountered an error.

We have a few custom programs that reference the table SMOBBPMARA. I realised that in 5.0, the table is no longer there.

Is there a similar table in 5.0 that I can use?

Many Thanks.

Nicholas

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Hi Nicholas,

I understood your need: one of your custom program is using a standard table that does not exist anymore after the upgrade.

In SRM, we use the middleware (developped by CRM guys) to replicate R/3 materials into SRM.

This middleware can be customized to decide what to replicate.

You replicate two types of objects: Customizing, Business Objects. For Business Objects, we have mainly 2 objects: MATERIAL & SERVICES.

In older releases (EBP 1.0, EBP 2.0), the object BBP_MATERIAL was added to MATERIAL, to handle I don't know which BBP specific logic.

SMOBBPMARA was used on those older SRM releases to filter the replication of this object BBP_MATERIAL.

As BBP_MATERIAL does not exist anymore, you should look at the standard MATERIAL, and maybe the table SMOMARA is the equivalent to SMOBBPMARA & BBP_MATERIAL.

But maybe there is no equivalence anymore, because SMOBBPMARA was used to store the BBP_MATERIAL filters, and was populated during replication.

SMO* tables are part of CRM middleware.

Ex: SMOMARA is the Consolidated DataBase table to store materials from R/3 MARA table.

Maybe you will have to use COMM_PRODUCT table in SRM...

Rgds

Christophe

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