BEP – 1 – Settings for Idempotent Services

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The configuration steps to be executed on the backend (BEP) are detailed at SAP Help. The steps are for the OData Channel Service for backend system.

  1. Settings for Idempotent services SAP Help
  2. Defining a remote function call to SAP Gateway Blog SAP Help
  3. Connection settings to SAP Gateway Blog SAP Help
  4. Configure bgRFC supervisor destination Blog SAP Help

This document explains how to execute step 1.

Ensure that a HTTP request is executed only once. Important for request that alter the data at the server (POST, PUT, DELETE). These request must be executed at most one time. SAP Help

SPRO: SAP Reference IMG and navigate to  SAP NetWeaver Gateway Service Enablement Backend OData Channel Connection Settings to SAP NetWeaver Gateway Define Settings for Idempotent Services .

  1. Enter the following default values:
  • For Period Hours in Document the typical value is 6.
  • For Period Hours in Document ID the typical value is 12.

  1. Choose

    A message displays confirming that the job has been scheduled.

To check if it worked, go to transaction SM37. Enter SAP_BC_IDP_WS_SWITCH* as job name

Run the report.

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Tobias Hofmann

Doing stuff with SAP since 1998. Open, web, UX, cloud. I am not a Basis guy, but very knowledgeable about Basis stuff, as it's the foundation of everything I do (DevOps). Performance is king, and unit tests is something I actually do. Developing HTML5 apps when HTML5 wasn't around. HCP/SCP user since 2012, NetWeaver since 2002, ABAP since 1998.

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