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How-To Guides for SAP NetWeaver CE/MDM/Mobile/PI 7.1 - SOA Middleware

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These How-to Guides, developed by SAP NetWeaver Regional Implementation Groups (RIG) worldwide, provide expert advice and tips and tricks on a broad range of topics. Access all How-to Guides by release or topic.

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This guide explains the two available options to get to a productive SAP Netweaver 7.3 PI from a previous version:Perform an upgrade of your existing productive system (Upgrade) or, Perform a new installation and phase-out your company's existing system (Installation). This guide explains decision-making factors and background information for rating your environment with regards to product-related decision factors. It provides you with insights into making a decision and assistance on which approach you should target in your customer-specific environment to come from a productive XI/PI landscape to a PI 7.3 landscape.07 Jun 2011


How to Fast-Switch Integration Scenarios Between SAP PI Runtimes Part II Web Dispatcher

In SAP NetWeaver Process Integration (PI) distributed or federation scenarios, additional PI runtime engines are deployed in the system landscape. Requirements may dictate the need to quickly switch the designation of the Adapter Engine runtime and/or route application sender/outbound requests to the proper PI runtime for many or all your integration scenarios. This How-to Guide is the 2nd of a two-part series providing details of how to fast-switch integration scenarios from one SAP PI runtime to another, focusing on how the SAP Web Dispatcher can be used in order to route sender application HTTP requests to a different PI runtime in a non-disruptive manner.07 Dec 2010

PI Federation – An Overview

Over the years, some SAP NetWeaver Process Integration (SAP NetWeaver PI) customers have chosen to expand their SAP NetWeaver PI footprint and deploy additional instances in their landscape. Reasons for federating their SAP NetWeaver PI solutions range from organizational constraints to circumventing downtime restrictions across company divisions. In this guide we introduce federated deployment, explain why customers might do it and discuss associated considerations.23 Nov 2010

How To Setup Profile Based Authorization In ESR Using PI 7.1 EHP1

This guide describes how to create custom usage profiles,edit authorizations and ESR user roles.13 Sep 2010

Decision-Making Factors when Moving to SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1 - Upgrade or New Installation with Phase Out

You run a productive SAP Exchange Infrastructure system (XI 3.0 or PI 7.0) in your system landscape and you would like to know your options to move to an SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1 (PI 7.1) system. As a project manager you would like to get an overview of the possibilities of how you can achieve the transfer most efficiently. This guide explains the two available options: either an upgrade of your existing productive system or a new installation with phaseout of the old system. It helps you to make a decision on which approach you should target in your customer-specific environment to come from a productive XI 3.0/PI 7.0 landscape to a PI 7.1 landscape.27 Jul 2010

How to Fast-Switch Integration Scenarios Between SAP PI Runtimes Part I :Directory API

This How-to Guide is the first of a two-part series providing details of how to fast-switch integration scenarios from one SAP PI runtime to another. This part focuses on how the Integration Directory Programming Interface (Directory API) can be used to quickly modify communication channels in mass such that the Advanced Adapter Engine setting can be changed to a different Advanced Adapter Engine in the SAP NetWeaver PI landscape.27 Jul 2010

Access SAP NetWeaver Business Rules Management from SAP NetWeaver Process Integration

SAP NetWeaver Business Rules Management (BRM) provides a powerful toolset covering all aspects of rule handling in business applications. Message processing in SAP NetWeaver Process Integration (PI) can take advantage of those business rules in multiple ways. Within this How-to guide, we focus on the usage of BRM in PI mappings. A very simple value mapping scenario is set up step-by-step. In this case SAP NetWeaver Business Rules Management serves as data source for lookups in a PI mapping. The example provided here may also serve as role model for the usage of BRM in PI routings and PI Integration Processes (ccBPM processes).09 Mar 2010

How to Configure Integrated Configurations in the Advanced Adapter Engine (SAP NetWeaver PI 7.1)

Learn how to use Process Integration 7.1 “Integrated Configurations” to configure an end-to-end scenario that will process messages locally in the Advanced Adapter Engine (AAE), bypassing the Integration Engine.01 Mar 2010

How to Move Integration Scenarios (ESR ID Objects) from PI 7.0 to PI 7.1

SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1 has introduced many feature and performance enhancements which provide PI developers with greater flexibility, options and increased design/configuration speed, in addition to increased runtime performance. This document provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of the steps required to upgrade the Integration Repository and Integration Directory objects from XI 3.0 or PI 7.0 to PI 7.1.01 Mar 2010

How to Create Modules for the JEE Adapter Engine

This guide steps through the development of a simple adapter module for the JEE Adapter Engine of SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1.22 Feb 2010

How to Scale Up SAP NetWeaver Process Integration

This guide walks you through additional configuration steps required to scale up SAP NetWeaver Process Integration. Also learn what the most likely scaled system architecture looks like, and read about a step by step procedure to install additional dialog instances.17 Dec 2009

How to Upgrade an SAP NetWeaver PI 7.0 Adapter to SAP NetWeaver PI 7.1

You have developed an adapter for the adapter framework in SAP NetWeaver PI 7.0. You now want to upgrade this adapter to enable it to run in SAP NetWeaver PI 7.1. Since there are some changes in the adapter API, it is necessary to change the Java code according to the adapter development API in SAP NetWeaver PI 7.1 and redeploy this in SAP NetWeaver PI 7.1.25 Nov 2009

PI Best Practices: Sizing and Performance Tuning

This guide is part of a how-to guide series providing best practices and guidelines for PI and SOA processes. The current guide deals with best practices in terms of sizing and performance.25 Nov 2009

How to Set Up the Communication between ABAP Backend and SOAP Adapter using XI Protocol

This how to guide explains the configuration to set up the communication between ABAP backend system and SOAP adapter based on the XI protocol. As of SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver PI 7.1, the SOAP adapter also supports the usage of the XI 3.0 protocol. Because of that, the Advanced Adapter Engine can now communicate with the application systems via XI 3.0 protocol.05 Oct 2009

How to Configure CIDX Standard Scenarios in SAP NetWeaver Process Integration

This guide explains how to configure Chemical industry standard CIDX scenarios using SAP NetWeaver PI.29 Jul 2009

PI Best Practices Naming Conventions

This document provides best practices for defining naming conventions for objects in the System Landscape Directory, Enterprise Services Repository, and Integration Directory of SAP NetWeaver Process Integration.29 Jul 2009

How to Investigate Timeouts In Synchronous XI PI Scenarios

This document highlights various timeouts that may occur during synchronous PI scenarios, and how an administrator can avoid them by configuring the relevant settings. As the concrete time-out periods depend on the scenario, this document does not provide concrete figures. It describes the solutions in a general way.09 Jul 2009

PI Best Practices: Modeling

This guide is part of a how-to guide series providing best practices and guidelines for PI and SOA processes. The current guide deals with best practices in terms of modeling integration scenarios within the Enterprise Service Repository.01 May 2009

How to Install and Configure a Non-Central Advanced Adapter Engine with Local User Management

This guide describes how the User Management and the System Landscape Directory connection can be configured to enable the Advanced Adapter Engine to run independently from the Integration Server.30 Apr 2009

How to Configure SAML Authentication for SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1

This guide explains how to configure SAML authentication using SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1. In this document we will use SAML 1.0 Sender Vouches Assertion method to configure web service security between AS ABAP systems.01 Apr 2009

SAP NetWeaver Process Integration Best Practices: Design

This guide is part of a how-to guide series providing best practices and guidelines for PI and SOA processes. The current guide deals with best practices in terms of design practices concentrating on the use of objects within the Enterprise Services Repository.01 Dec 2008


How to Configure Enhanced CTS for SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1 SP06

SAP NetWeaver Exchange Infrastructure 7.1 SP06 contains functionality that enables close coupling between the PI development tools (Enterprise Service Repository and Integration Directory) and CTS. You would like to use this features in your SAP NetWeaver PI 7.1 SP06 systems. This document describes the necessary configuration and setup tasks to be performed in a typical three system landscape consisting of DEV (PI Development System), QAS (PI Quality Assurance System) and PRD (PI Production System).15 Jul 2008

How to Perform XML Validations in SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1

Learn how to validate XML documents against XSD schemas either using the Integration Server or the Adapter Engine of SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.103 Jun 2008

How to Monitor Industry-Speak Scenarios

Learn about B2B adapters provided by SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1 that follow industry-specific standards: RosettaNet Implementation Framework (RNIF) adapters for the high-tech industry, based on RosettaNet protocol RNIF 1.1 and RNIF 2.0; and the Chemical Industry Data Exchange (CIDX) adapter for the chemical industry, based on RNIF 1.1.01 Apr 2008

How to Work with Character Encodings in Process Integration (NW7.0)

Learn how to work with different codepages for messages going through the Integration Server. This guides provides examples for customizing the adapters to change the codepage for the message.01 Oct 2007

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