Best Practices – Custom Development

This is part 9 of my Best Practices in SAP PI/PO series. You can read more about the series here.   Custom development is usually done either because the standard does not support the functionality you want, or because the complexity of the scenario needs to be dramatically reduced. Custom development is limited to Java;…

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Best Practices – B2B Setup

This is part 8 of my Best Practices in SAP PI/PO series. You can read more about the full series on best practices here.   One of the important things that can be done in the SAP landscape is connecting with business partners, in order to make your business transactions run smoothly. You want to…

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IDoc AEX Error – Illegal Type of Handler Encountered

Today I was working on getting an IDoc from SAP ECC (Enterprise Central Component) to PO/PI AEX (Advanced Adapter Engine Extended). It was from a second system, so I had to create a cloned ClonedRA_inboundRA for the new channel. While sending an IDoc, I received the following error: com.sap.conn.jco.JCoException: (104) JCO_ERROR_SYSTEM_FAILURE: Rollback fault: Illegal type of…

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New SAP PI/PO Course Concerning the RFC, IDoc and Proxy Adapters

As SAP adapters are vital to most integrations, many of the students who participated in my SAP courses have requested a course specifically designed to teach them the details of using these adapters.   I always listen to my students’ requests, and I genuinely wish to help them improve their PO developing skills. This course…

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