Demonstrating Downloading and Uploading Transactional Data

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Describe the features for Quality Notification download and upload

Downloading and Uploading Transactional Data

Up to this point, the descriptions in this lesson have shown updating a Quality Notification being done through the user interface. In addition to using the user interface, Quality Notifications can be updated through a Microsoft Excel file that is uploaded into the system. This may be the preferred method to update Quality Notifications for Suppliers who find it easier to update multiple Quality Notifications by editing an Excel file and then doing an upload to update multiple Quality Notification in batch mode.

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Update Quality Notifications

We will use the reports generated in the previous section and download them. Then, we'll edit the downloaded files with updates and then upload.

You can use an Excel file, prepopulated with data, to upload changes for multiple quality notifications.

  • Go to the downloads page.
  • Open the Quality Notification in Excel.
  • Enter values as desired. Make sure that required columns have values for each entry. This report supports adding extrinsic elements and values to the following sheets:
    • Header
    • Header Tasks
    • Defects
    • Defect Tasks
  • Save the file.
  • Go to Uploads and choose Upload. The Upload File popup opens.
  • From the Type dropdown, select Quality Notification.
  • Enter a name for the upload, choose the desired Customer, choose the file to upload, and choose Upload. Choose Refresh Status to update the processing status.

Quality Notification Search Capabilities

The SAP Business Network provides the capability to search for Quality Notifications. This is particularly valuable when there are many Quality Notifications from multiple Customer/Buyers.

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