SAP Connector > Part III: Connections > SAP connections > SAP IDoc and BAPI/RFC connections
  

SAP IDoc and BAPI/RFC connections

SAP connections enable you to access SAP data through the IDoc or BAPI/RFC interfaces. You can use the connections in mappings and mapping tasks.

SAP RFC/BAPI interface connection properties

To access SAP data through the RFC/BAPI interface, select the SAP RFC/BAPI Interface connection type and configure the connection properties.
The following table describes the SAP RFC/BAPI Interface connection properties:
Connection property
Description
User Name
Required. SAP user name with authorization on S_DATASET, S_TABU_DIS, S_PROGRAM, and B_BTCH_JOB objects.
Password
Required. SAP password.
Connection String
Required. DEST entry that you specified in the sapnwrfc.ini file for the SAP application server.
Code Page
The code page compatible with the SAP target. Select one of the following code pages:
  • - MS Windows Latin 1. Select for ISO 8859-1 Western European data.
  • - UTF-8. Select for Unicode data.
  • - Shift-JIS. Select for double-byte character data.
  • - ISO 8859-15 Latin 9 (Western European).
  • - ISO 8859-2 Eastern European.
  • - ISO 8859-3 Southeast European.
  • - ISO 8859-5 Cyrillic.
  • - ISO 8859-9 Latin 5 (Turkish).
  • - IBM EBCDIC International Latin-1.
Language Code
Required. Language code that corresponds to the SAP language.
Client Code
Required. SAP client number.

SAP IDoc Reader connection properties

To read SAP data through the IDoc interface, select the iDoc Reader connection type and configure the connection properties.
The following table describes the SAP IDoc Reader connection properties:
Connection property
Description
Destination Entry
Required. DEST entry that you specified in the sapnwrfc.ini file for the RFC server program registered at an SAP gateway. The Program ID for this destination entry must be the same as the Program ID for the logical system you defined in SAP to receive IDocs.
Code Page
Required. The code page compatible with the SAP source. Select one of the following code pages:
  • - MS Windows Latin 1. Select for ISO 8859-1 Western European data.
  • - UTF-8. Select for Unicode data.
  • - Shift-JIS. Select for double-byte character data.
  • - ISO 8859-15 Latin 9 (Western European).
  • - ISO 8859-2 Eastern European.
  • - ISO 8859-3 Southeast European.
  • - ISO 8859-5 Cyrillic.
  • - ISO 8859-9 Latin 5 (Turkish).
  • - IBM EBCDIC International Latin-1.

SAP IDoc Writer connection properties

To write SAP data through the IDoc interface, select the iDoc Writer connection type and configure the connection properties.
The following table describes the SAP IDoc Writer connection properties:
Connection property
Description
User Name
Required. SAP user name with authorization on S_DATASET, S_TABU_DIS, S_PROGRAM, and B_BTCH_JOB objects.
Password
Required. SAP password.
Connection String
Required. DEST entry that you specified in the sapnwrfc.ini file for the SAP application server.
Code Page
Required. The code page compatible with the SAP target. Select one of the following code pages:
  • - MS Windows Latin 1. Select for ISO 8859-1 Western European data.
  • - UTF-8. Select for Unicode data.
  • - Shift-JIS. Select for double-byte character data.
  • - ISO 8859-15 Latin 9 (Western European).
  • - ISO 8859-2 Eastern European.
  • - ISO 8859-3 Southeast European.
  • - ISO 8859-5 Cyrillic.
  • - ISO 8859-9 Latin 5 (Turkish).
  • - IBM EBCDIC International Latin-1.
Language Code
Required. Language code that corresponds to the SAP language.
Client code
Required. SAP client number.