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Supply Chain Management - Plant Data Collection SAP R/3 Shop Floor Control (PP-PDC)


PP-PDC is an interface for SAP R/3 shop floor control. It connects subsystems for entering time tickets and time events. PP-PDC has been implemented as an asynchronous SAP NetWeaver BAPI interface, and includes the following functions:

New business transactions (PDCH, PDCO), Customer enhancement PDCDOWN1, Automatic calculation of target activities, Event for triggering the delta download.

Getting Started

The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) highly recommends that ISVs and partners, who are interested in certifying an integration of their product with SAP solutions, begin with our page Getting Started with Integration and Certification that explains the SAP ICC services and describes the process how to obtain them. This page helps you select the correct integration scenario and contains technical information, streaming media presentations, step-by-step guides, and much more.

Technical Documentation


HR-PDC was introduced as a certifiable release earlier.           
There were no changes to
HR-PDC in this release.For more information, see:

For more information, see:

In addition to the technical interface specifications, please also refer to the applicable SAP Solution Manager integration criteria.

Test System Recommendation from ICC

SAP RAC Service:

The quickest way to gain access to an SAP system suitable for integration testing is via the SAP Remote Access and Connectivity Service (SAP RAC), which provides access to shared and exclusive-use hosted test systems.

Description about available test system options:

Read SAP ICC consultant Martin Vierling's blog about Test System Opportunities for Independent Software Vendors, where you can find the options of hosted SAP Test Systems and recommendations, if the hosted test system option is suitable for your certification.

Price List

15,000 Euro Per Certification (Euro currency applicable to all countries).

To understand all services and benefits included in this fee, please refer to the Getting Started Page.

Benefits of Certification

Customers using SAP-certified solutions in their SAP environment, as well as the ISVs and partners offering these, experience great benefits such as shorter implementation times, technical enablement, and marketing assets that certification provides. Please visit the Certification Benefits overview page' for more information.

  • After successful certification testing the ISV solution can be advertised with one of the following logos depending on the used technology platform:
  • This Certification Scenario is SAP Solution Manager Ready
  • Platform User License is available for this scenario.

Important Links:This is the central homepage for SAP NetWeaver capabilities on SDN.

SAP Training and Help: Please refer to SAP Education.

ICC Webinar: You are invited to join our introductory webinars - hosted by the SAP Integration and Certification Center in regular intervals. For a schedule and recordings got to the page "SAP Integration and Certification Webinar Series Overview".

Apply for ICC Services right away - please fill in the SAP ICC online application form.

SAP Application Development partner directory: The certified solution is listed in our SAP Application Development partner directory.

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