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How to restore a deleted workflow template

First of all do not delete any workflow template with running instances in a production system. even inactive workflow templates which had been active once should not be deleted. Well, you might say: “I don’t need this workflow any more, I have made a new template which works much better …

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My (workflow) troubles with authorizations

In one of the organizations I worked for the internal auditor wrote a nice 40 pages long document about how one of the approval levels in the purchasing release strategy wasn’t secure enough, simply too many people had authorizations to one of the approval codes. This caused two reaction, the …

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Workflow system setup

Hello all, There are many manuals for the workflow system setup, and it’s relatively simple using SWU3 to basically set up the system. I mean how many other modules you know have a screen called automatic customizing? there a few other things to set up after you do finish with …

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Workflow Troubleshooting

Hi All, To have overall understanding of SAP Business Workflow, please refer the below link. http://scn.sap.com/community/bpm/business-workflow/blog/2012/05/18/workflow-recipe-for-passionate-starters–part-i-spice-up Very common Problem : Error 1. Output Device “” Not Known : While you tring to generate Background job for any of the workflow activity. You will get error : Output device “” not …

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Approval Workflow for Pricing Condition

Business Scenario: It is required that Sales manager must approve all order pricing changes. Since discounts and surcharges applied at order level, change the net price of an order, the discount/surcharge must be approved by a manager. Creating or updating a discount/surcharge record should trigger a workflow approval event. Once …

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How to debug Workflow

Workflow debug is not easy. Breakpoints do not work. There is only one effective way to debug Workflow. You will need access to transaction SM50 – Work Process Overview. You will need authorization to “Debug Process”. You will need authorisation to “Change values during debug”. Once you have checked you …

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How to Read Error Message in a Class-Based Workflow

In a class-based Workflow when an error occurs with the RAISING statement, the error message data can be sent to the Workflow. Examples Traditional MESSAGE ID sy–msgid TYPE sy–msgty NUMBER sy–msgno WITH sy–msgv1 sy–msgv2 sy–msgv3 sy–msgv4 RAISING error_occurred. With Error Class RAISE EXCEPTION TYPE ZCX_BO_ERROR_WITH_MESSAGE EXPORTING textid = ls_message. In …

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Dr. Workflow :)

Hello all….. Couple of points is based on my experience and some of them are collected on workflow testing. The best way of ensuring a smooth and trouble-free introduction of your new or changed workflow into your production environment is to vigorously test and comprehensively document the development work in …

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Reuse Approval Workflow

This document describes the process to create an Approval Workflow which could be re-used across various processes. Introduction: Workflow designing and maintaince is a complicated process and it requires a special set of skills often, the workflows used in corporate scenarios involve approvals and its a very good idea to …

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Workflow Administartive Tool

Applies to: SAP NetWeaver 2004s, mySAP ERP 2005 Created on: 01-09-2013 Author: Gaurang Gujar, Capgemini ,  Consultant , Appsone. Summary Most of company has SAP workflow Implemented and they have their support going on. MNC’s hire a couple of SAP workflow consultant doing the administrative part of workflow i.e. Forwarding …

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