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RubaElhafiz
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Introduction:

This blog will describe the technical setup that must be carried out to enable the integration of SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll with SAP S/4HANA. In the first part, the steps that should be carried out in S/4HANA will be described, and the second part will describe the steps in ECP.

 

The document used during this setup is:

https://help.sap.com/docs/SAP_S4HANA_ON-PREMISE/2c158dc83732454cb8830b3010e2c322/42228068f0434d1799a...

 

S/4HANA:

Step (1):

This step is usually carried out by the functional consultant.

Tcode: sale> Idoc Interface / Application Link Enabling (ALE) > Modelling and Implementing Business Process > Global Organizational Units > Cross-System Company Codes


Double click on (Cross-System Company Codes)


Choose (New Entities) and write the global CoCde for your company in this example it will be GLCC01


Save and go back, then double-click on (Assign Cross-System Company Code to Chart of Accounts)



Add the Target ChtAccts next to the Global CoCde



Save and go back, then double-click on (Assign Company Code to Cross-System Company Code)


In this step make sure that you write the Global CoCde that you identified earlier in the raw that contains your Company Name


Save.

 

Step (2)

This step is usually carried out by the functional consultant

Tcode: sale> Idoc Interface / Application Link Enabling (ALE) >   Modelling and Implementing Business Process >   Global Organizational Units >   Cross-System Business Areas


Double-click on (Cross-system business area)


Through (New Entries), add the X-syst. business area and the Description, they can be added in bulk by pasting the values directly in the table


Save and go back, then double-click on (Assign Business Area to Cross-System Business Area)


Add X-SysBusAr for the Business area that you added before


Save.

Step (3)

Tcode: sale > Idoc Interface / Application Link Enabling (ALE) > Basic Settings > Logical Systems > Define Logical System

OR Directly

Tcod: BD54


Then, choose (New Entity)


In the New Entries screen make sure that the Log. System is exactly like the one in ECP, in this case, it will be X01CLNT100


Save.

***

You can get the Log. System entry by logging in to your ECP system and going to Tcode: sale > Idoc Interface / Application Link Enabling (ALE) > Basic Settings > Logical Systems > Assign Logical System to Client


Double-click on the client

Find the logical system


***

Step (4)

Tcode: BD64


 Switch to edit view using (the pain and glasses) symbol, then choose (Create Model View)

  • The short text can be any value in this example: S4OP to EC Payroll

  • The technical name can be any name in this example: S4OPECPY


Then choose to continue


Choose the model that you created and then press (Add Message Type)

  • The Sender will be the S/4HANA logical system in this example: QI1CLNT600

  • The Receiver will be the ECP logical system in this example: X01CLNT100

  • The Message type will be COSMAS


Choose to continue


Save.

 

***

You can get the logical system for the S/4HANA by going to Tcode: sale > Idoc Interface / Application Link Enabling (ALE) > Basic Settings > Logical Systems > Assign Logical System to Client


Double-click on the client

Find the logical system


***

Step (5)

Tcode: sale > Idoc Interface / Application Link Enabling (ALE) > Modelling and Implementing Business Process > Master Data Distribution > Replication of Modified Data > Activate Change Pointers for Message Types


Make sure that activation is set for message type COSMAS.


Step (6)

Tcode: SM59


Choose ABAP Connections and then Create


Then in the Technical Setting tab, fill:

  • Target Host: of the ECP system

  • Instance: of the ECP system


The target host string depends on the data center, and it should be like the following:































Datacenter RFC from Customer to SAP Payroll System
DC55 /H/<Customer SAProuter>/S/3299/H/payroll55-osk.sapsf.eu/S/3299/H/<payroll-host>/S/3300
DC56 /H/<Customer SAProuter>/S/3299/H/payroll56.sapsf.eu/S/3299/H/<payroll-host>/S/3300
DC64 /H/<Customer SAProuter>/S/3299/H/payroll64-osk.sapsf.com/S/3299/H/<payroll-host>/S/3300
DC66 /H/<Customer SAProuter>/S/3299/H/payroll66-osk.sapsf.com/S/3299/H/<payroll-host>/S/3300
DC22 /H/<Customer SAProuter>/S/3299/H/payroll22-osk.sapsf.com/S/3299/H/<payroll-host>/S/3300
DC23 /H/<Customer SAProuter>/S/3299/H/payroll23-osk.sapsf.com/S/3299/H/<payroll-host>/S/3300


In the Logon & Security tab

Fill out the Logon Procedure:

  • Language: EN

  • Client: the client of your ECP in this example 100

  • User: this user should be an ECP user that has the needed authorities

  • Password: the password of the ECP user



Save, then press (Connection test) to verify that it is working


Step (7)

Tcode: WE21


Choose Transactional RFC then Create

You can choose to (Generate port name), or you can choose the name you want using (own port name), in this example the name: X01CLNT100


Choose the RFC destination that we created in the previous step, and select (IDoc record types SAP Release 4.x)


Save

Step (8)

Tcode: WE20

Choose partner type LS and Create


 

Fill:

  • The (Partner No.) as the name of the logical system of the ECP in this example: X01CLNT100

  • The (Partn. Type): LS

  • Ty.: US (User)

  • Agent: the name of a user that has authority over the S/4HANA system in this example XYZ

  • Lang.: EN



Save

Then Create an outbound parameter by choosing  under the outbound table


Fill:

  • Message Type: COSMAS

  • Basic Type: COSMAS01

  • Receiver Port: use the receiver port that we created in the previous step in this example: X01CLNT100


Select:

  • Pass IDoc Immed.

  • Cancel Processing After Syntax Error



Save

Then Create 3 inbound parameters by choosing  under the inbound table


1st Parameter

Fill:

  • Message Type: ACC_EMPLOYEE_EXP

  • Press Code: BAPI



Save

2nd Parameter

Fill:

  • Message Type: ACC_EMPLOYEE_PAY

  • Press Code: BAPI



Save

3rd Parameter

Fill:

  • Message Type: ACC_EMPLOYEE_REC

  • Press Code: BAPI



Save

The Partner profile should look like this


Step (9)

Tcode: SE38

Fill Program: RBDMIDOC


Execute

And then fill in Message Type: COSMAS


And then Save

Fill

  • Variant name: YK_COSMAS_ECPY

  • Variant Description: whatever you want



Save

Step (10)

Tcode: SM36


Choose Job Wizard


Continue

  • Job Name: YK_CC_ALE_DELTA_PY

  • Job Class: C – Low priority

  • Job Status: Scheduled



Continue

ABAP program step


Continue

  • ABAP program name: RBDMIDOC

  • Variant: YK_COSMAS_ECPY

  • Execution language: EN



Continue


Continue


Continue

Choose Immediately


Continue

In the periodic table choose period value


Continue

Choose (none of the above), then (other period), in this example, the day value was set to 1

Then choose Create


Continue


Complete

Step (11)

Tcode: SE38

Program: RBDAPP01


Execute

  • IDoc Status: 64

  • Message Type:


ACC_EMPLOYEE_EXP

ACC_EMPLOYEE_REC

ACC_EMPLOYEE_PAY

  • Package Size: 100



Save to create variant

  • Variant Name: whatever you want, in this example: PAY_POST

  • Description: whatever you want, in this example: IDoc Processing



Save

Step (12)

Tcode: SM36

  • Job Name: whatever you want, in this example: PP_ECP

  • Job Class: A



Choose (Start condition)

Choose (Immediate)

Select (Periodic Job)


Choose (Period value) option

Choose (Hourly)


Save the period value and then save the start time

Then Choose (Step)

  • ABAP Program Name, and enter the name as RBDAPP01

  • Variant field, select the variant that you created, for example, PAY_POST



Save

The S/4HANA configuration is completed

In the second part, the configuration from the ECP side will be described 😊
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