Step 1 with SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK: Set up

s/4HANA

Prepare the Infrastructure You need to have Maven and JDK 8 installed. In case you do not have them, conduct the following steps. Windows (Windows 7+ / Windows Server 2003+) 1. Install Chocolatey (a package manager for Windows) @powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command “iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(‘https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1’))” && SET “PATH=%PATH%;%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\chocolatey\bin” 2. Install Java Development Kit, if […]

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Removing invalid and non-printable characters in HANA based BW transformation

SAP BW/4HANA, HANA SQLScript

Most customers know the problem that invalid characters can be found in data records. Data load or DSO activation for char type InfoObjects can fail due to permitted or non-printable characters in BW. There exist several solutions for this problem. Some customer uses function module calls in ABAP transformations for example RSKC_CHAVL_OF_IOBJ_CHECK or RSKC_ALLOWED_CHAR_GET. Other […]

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Fiori for S/4HANA – Troubleshooting Authorization concept in SADL based OData Services

SAP Fiori for SAP S/4HANA, SAP CDS

Starting in S/4HANA 1511 many Fiori Applications make use of SADL based OData services, in order to consume and expose CDS views meaning the development paradigm has become more complex and so is the troubleshooting. Let’s start by understanding what SADL means in the context of OData services: Service Adaptation Definition Language (SADL) enables fast […]

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