Maintaining Parameters

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Maintain parameters for the master data.

Maintaining Parameters

Maintaining parameters refers to the process of configuring and managing various settings that control the behavior and functionality of the master data export. These parameters are customer-specific. There are three parameters that apply to the common configuration for master data integration.

  • CHANGEDOC_WAIT_TIMEINSEC
  • LANGUAGE
  • TEMP_DIRECTORY

To maintain parameters for more than one SAP Ariba solution, follow these steps:

  1. Using the transaction code SPRO, navigate to Integration with Other SAP Components>Managed Gateway for Spend&Network>Master Data Integration>General Settings>Maintain Parameters.
  2. Expand the Maintain Parameters section and choose the IMG-Activity for Cross Application.
  3. Choose Modify.
  4. Input the values in the following fields as appropriate. Refer to the table provided for guidance.
    • Variable Name
    • Field Name
    • Number
    • Variant
    • Partition
    • Low
  5. Once all the necessary parameters are maintained, choose Save.
Parameter NameDescriptionSupported Values
CHANGEDOC_WAIT_TIMEINSEC

Applicable for SAP Ariba Procurement solutions and SAP Ariba Sourcing.

Set this parameter to specify how long the object key will be locked by the Ariba Incremental Master Data Extracts program.

  • Variable Name: CHANGEDOC_WAIT_TIMEINSEC
  • Field Name: Leave blank.
  • Number: 0000
  • Variant: The unique variant name for the SAP Ariba Procurement or SAP Sourcing solutions defined in the SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA on-premise (for example, VREALM_2).
  • Partition: The unique site name for the SAP Ariba Procurement or SAP Ariba Sourcing solutions defined in the SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA on-premise (for example, PREALM_2).
  • Low: For example, 5 (value in seconds).
LANGUAGE

Applicable for SAP Ariba Procurement solutions and SAP Ariba Sourcing.

Set this parameter to display descriptions in languages other than English. Leave it blank to display the descriptions in English.

  • Variable Name: LANGUAGE
  • Field Name: Leave blank.
  • Number: 0000
  • Variant: The unique variant name for the SAP Ariba Procurement solutions or SAP Ariba Sourcing in SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA on-premise (for example, VREALM_2).
  • Partition: The unique site name for SAP Ariba Procurement solutions or SAP Ariba Sourcing in SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA on-premise (for example PREALM_2).
  • Low: For example, DE
TEMP_DIRECTORY

Applicable for SAP Ariba Procurement solutions and SAP Ariba Sourcing. This is a mandatory field, but not for test run.

Set this parameter to specify the temporary filepath in the application server to save CSV files. When you execute the master data, the CSV files are zipped and sent to SAP Ariba Procurement solutions from this location.

  • Variable Name: LANGUAGE
  • Field Name: Leave blank.
  • Number: 0000
  • Variant: The unique variant name for the SAP Ariba Procurement solutions or SAP Ariba Sourcing in SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA on-premise (for example, VREALM_2).
  • Partition: The unique site name for SAP Ariba Procurement solutions or SAP Ariba Sourcing in SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA on-premise (for example PREALM_2).
  • Low: For example, C:/users/Ariba

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