Tagged: DTP

Testing an instance method (via tcode SE24)

As an SAP BW developer I don’t often come across classes and methods as, traditionally, function modules are more often used. So a couple of weeks ago, when I was asked to validate and debug a transformation which contained several methods, I was a bit puzzled. Via transaction SE24 I...

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Error stack (PSA) content deletion/manipulation

Today I’d encountered an annoying issue with an error stack in combination with a full load, via an DTP, towards an DSO. Eventhough I’d executed a full load (with only 1 entry), this entry was stored in the error stack (PSA) due to the fact that a record with the...

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Jump start a ‘hanging’ Process Chain

Sometimes a step within a process chain seems to be ‘hanging’ for no particular reason, causing the process chain to wait in vain for it to finish. I’ve added, as an example, a screen-shot of a ‘hanging’ process chain step which extracted 0 records from its source system, but did...

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Conversion of DTP’s (after a BDLS)

Not always, when a BDLS has ran (usually after a system copy/restore) all existing DTP’s have been properly ‘BDLS-ed’. To ‘BDLS’ (or in proper English ‘convert’) DTP’s, program RSBKDTP_BDLS can be used.

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Starting a DTP WITHOUT a process chain

In the old days, working with infopackages, it was easy to schedule loads from within the infopackage. Schedule the infopackage directly, or in the background on a specific date + time.Unfortunately this easy scheduling is not available from within the DTP. To schedule an individual DTP, you HAVE to create...

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Adding a filter value within a DTP

It’s been a while (in fact: it’s been to long) since I’ve last posted a blog entry. The reason for this was that I’ve been working as a team-lead the last couple of months. Therefore I was more ‘occupied’ with leading a team, then I was with inventing/discovering great BI...

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