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SAP to VB through IDOCs.Expected pre-requisites in VB ?

Former Member
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Hi All,

I want to transfer data from ABAP to Visual Basic application through IDOCs for updating the database.

Both run on MS-SQL database but on different servers.

What are the pre-requisites should we maintain in Visual Basic system inorder to receive the IDOCs from ABAP for updating database.

Thanks & Regards,



Former Member
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you can check if VB library support IDOC lib or not.

And I remember SAP.NET connector support transfer IDOC between SAP & C#. maybe is also ok.

No special develop works need on SAP side, just configure the idoc process, and C# side need to generate some proxy class for receive IDOC.

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Thanks for the information.

As per your information,it is enough if VB librarary supports IDOC lib.

In-addition to above,

(1)Hope it will be necessary to write some programs(in VB) to update the existing database tables in VB from received IDOC data.

(2)Any more work needs to be done in VB.

Thnaks & Regards,


Active Contributor
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Hi Seshagiri,

Why don't you use SAP DBCON method with Native SQL programming instead of using IDoc method?

In this case, no need extra development for data transformation from IDoc into MS-SQL format and also you can execute Native SQL command to update VB database tables directly in ABAP program.

Hope this will help.


Ferry Lianto