SAP Cloud Platform Integration tools

SAP CPI Exactly Once With Sequencing

At one of our customers we wanted to implement the Exactly Once In Order mechanism. By default, this function is not available in SAP CPI. There’s already a Exactly Once mechanism available. This is also not a standard function. But a colleague made a blog how you can set up Exactly Once mechanism in SAP CPI. See below for the link to the blog. This mechanism however did not fulfill …

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How to maintain existing Eclipse based iFlows in SAP Web IDE?

SAP has announced that starting from Q2 2018, iFlows development using the Eclipse IDE won’t be supported anymore. Unfortunately, when we have a requirement to maintain an existing iFlow initially deployed to the CPI using Eclipse IDE, we won’t be able to do it directly by pressing an EDIT button. Since the vast majority of CPI developers have been using the Eclipse IDE during the last years, we will be …

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SAP Cloud Integration – Cloud Connector & LDAP Integration

Introduction: This blog details information to establish connection between SAP Cloud Connector and LDAP server. For purpose of this blog I have used open source LDAP server and configured LDAP server on my local desktop and installed SAP Cloud Connector to communicate with LDAP server. I used windows version of Cloud Connector (Version: 2.10.1): https://tools.hana.ondemand.com/#cloud For LDAP server on local desktop I used OpenLDAP for windows: https://www.userbooster.de/en/download/openldap-for-windows.aspx Finally I used SAP …

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SAP Cloud Integration: Encoder – Base64: Conversion results in Line Feed character at every 76th position

Co-Author: Rajwinder Singh   Problem Statement – Encoder – Base64: Conversion results in Line Feed character at every 76th position   Example Process Flow to simulate the behavior:     1)     Following screenshot shows the Payload introduced via the first Content Modifier.     The payload consists of continuous text without any Line Feed.   2)     The following screenshot shows the Encoder settings to converts the text to Base64 format.   …

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Handling CSRF tokens in SAP Cloud Platform Integration

What is a CSRF token? CSRF or Cross-Site Request Forgery is a type of attack that occurs when a malicious web site or any program causes a user’s web browser to perform an unwanted action on a trusted site for which the user is currently authenticated. Enabling the website or program to require CSRF tokens to invoke it, is one of the ways of preventing this attack. How it works …

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SAP Cloud Platform Integration Day 2017 (aka third annual HCI Day )

I attended the SAP Cloud Platform Integration(HCI) day this week. I created a video around the topic where I’m going deeper into the content that I can describe here.     There is a problem with the name of the product. There is no official abbreviation of it so during the presentation it was mentioned as HCI, SCP Integration and CPI. CPI is the most logical but is used by another …

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SAP Cloud Platform Integration- Creating Reusable Templates

Introduction: Being a Integration Developer, its very common as we lookout for shortcuts while creating artifacts:).If lot of custom integrations are involved in SAP CPI obviously, we will look out for easier way to configure the steps or reuse some of the configuration parameters from other integration projects. Below blog will help you to explore those shortcuts in Eclipse Tooling using “Save As Template” Lets go through the process in detail. …

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Cloud Platform Integration-Cost Center Replication Configuration

Description: This integration package enables you to replicate cost center data from an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central. With this integration scenario you can manage cost centers using ERP as the system of record, replicate cost centers into the Employee Central Cost Center portlet, and run further processes with these cost centers, such as assigning employees, in Employee Central.   Introduction: As Cost Center Replication …

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Integration Strategy – Prime enabler for Digital Transformation

We all have been hearing about digital transformation and how this is changing our day to day life and also how important is this for any business growth and future. We can deep dive into this and understand what digital transformation means to each of us . In this blog we will focus on why proper Integration strategy is needed for digital transformation and what are main areas on which we …

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Mobile App Developers: Register now for the SAP Academy for iOS

Engaging the global developer community , the SAP Academy for iOS is now available and course registration is open. To complement the newly released SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS (Software Development Kit) and SAP Fiori for iOS design language, we have developed the first set of offerings. The courses aim to provide mobile developers and designers with knowledge, tools, education and training needed to build a new class of …

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