Creating message types for the Distribution Model

About this task

Message types are used in a Distribution Model to represent the type of data being exchanged between your SAP R/3 system and the Pack for SAP Applications.

To create message types:

Procedure

  1. Enter /nbd64 in the command field.

    The Display Distribution Model window appears.

  2. Expand SUBSYSTEMS to view the list. (Typically, the default SUBSYSTEMS Distribution Model is used.)
  3. Select your SAP R/3 system. (For example E47CLNT800.)
  4. Click the Add message type button.

    The Add Message Type dialog box opens.

  5. Enter the message type data for the communication from the SAP R3 system to an external system.
    • Sender: Enter the current SAP R3 logical system. (In this example, it is E47CLNT800.)
    • Receiver: Enter the name of the logical system that was created. (In this example, it is CUSTOMERLS.)
    • Message type: Enter the message type. (This example uses DEBMAS.)
      Note: A communication model from the SAP R3 system to an external system (CUSTOMERLS) is established.
  6. Click Enter.
  7. Return to the Change Distribution Model window and continue with the process of adding another message type to complete the distribution model.
  8. Select SUBSYSTEMS and then click Add message type.

    The Add message type dialog box opens.

  9. Enter the message type data for communication from the external system to the SAP R/3 system:
    • Sender: Enter the Logical system for the external system. (In this example, it is CUSTOMERLS).
    • Receiver: Enter the name of the current SAP R3 logical system. (In this example, it is E47CLNT800).
    • Message type: Enter the message type. (This example uses DEBMAS).
      Note: A communication model from an external system to the R3 system is established.
  10. Click Enter to return to the Change Distribution Model window.
  11. In the Model menu, choose Save and click Enter.

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