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Hi

what is the difference between inbound and outbound interface?

what is the use of both interface?

I will award your answers

thanks

Manas

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Former Member
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Inbound interface is used to get data into SAP from outside system, this can be a simple file upload too.

But Outbound interface means sending data outside SAP system so it can be a simple file download too.

Hope this answers your question.

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Hi Manas,

Have you actually sat down and thought what the difference might be? The big clue is in the words INbound and OUTbound.

Or are you not sure what an actual interface is?

Gareth.

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Inbound interface is used to get data into SAP from outside system, this can be a simple file upload too.

But Outbound interface means sending data outside SAP system so it can be a simple file download too.

Hope this answers your question.

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Hi Ashis

Sorry for asking asking another interface related questions.

Can you tell me ?

Which techniques are used for inbound and outbound interface?

Please write something in detail.

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If it is file related, then we use function modules GUI_UPLOAD or GUI_DOWNLOAD.

If it is related sending data to other system or extracting data from other system, we use TIBCO, XI to connect both systems.

What are you exactly looking for?

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Hi Manas,

Have you tried to search this forum for answers to this question - I'm pretty sure its been asked before.

Gareth.

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inbound and outbound interface helps to check for each steps on sending system,s as wel as rec sys respectively as one cab process the IDOC independently on sending side & recv Side

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Hi sharayu

Can you tell how interface is used for for checking the sending side and rec side.

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Hi,

while we r using the interfaces like BAPI/IDOC at that time while we r sending data r recieving data at that time the interfaces takes as synchronus r asynchronus process. by using this we can check our data is going correctly r not i BAPI. whaere as in idoc we have a status record is there it will maintain the staus of the recods. Here we can check.

status records of idoc tcode is we47.

i think ur doubt is closed.

please reward points, if it is useful.

regards,

satish.