Vistex Configuration for BI

Applies to:
SAP BW3.5, BI7.0 For more information, visit the Business Intelligence homepage.

Summary
This document gives an insight into configuring Vistex data sources for BI usage. Author: Tej Trivedi

Company: L&T Infotech Created on: 18 January 2010

Author Bio
Tej Trivedi is a SAP BI/BO Consultant currently working in Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd. He has over 4+years of core experience in various BW/BI Implementation, Migration, Rollout, Support Pack Upgrade and Support Projects. The experience includes 1 year experience on BO Platform.

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.................................................................................................................................................................. 10 Setting up Delta for Vistex Data Source .......................bpx............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................com | BPX ...........................sap............................................................................................................................................................................. 4 Setup Details ...............sap...................boc.......Vistex Configuration for BI Table of Contents Introduction .................................................................sdn.................... 3 Vistex Data Source Customizing ................................................................................................................................ 10 Related Content ....................................................... 6 Underlying Tables used by Vistex Data Sources ..................................................................................sap.... 12 SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2009 SAP AG SDN ...........................com | BOC .......................................................................................... 10 BI objects for Vistex ................................................... 4 Number Range Maintenance .......................................................... 3 Vistex Data Source Overview ................................................ 3 Business Scenario .................................................................................................... 11 Disclaimer and Liability Notice ..................... 9 Namespace Maintenance in BI .......................com 2 ............................................................................................

If you have any of this Vistex releases installed on your ECC server then you can view Vistex data sources in RSA6 under “SD” application component. This document outlines the important steps needed to use Vistex data sources.Vistex Configuration for BI Introduction Vistex is a third-party tool provided by Vistex Inc.sap. Business Scenario You company is using Vistex and you want to extract the data into BI for reporting purpose.com | BPX . Below is the screenshot of the same. It is an add-on to the ECC server. chargeback in ECC. It has a different set of objects and tables.com | BOC . sales commissions. It is best suited to handle complex calculation like processing rebates. BW data sources are available in Vistex releases 30B SP6.com 3 . Vistex provides valuable solutions to organization that operates in one of the following sectors:  Wholesale Distribution  Consumer and Commercial Products  Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices  Industrial Machinery and Components  High Tech and Electronics  Process Manufacturing  Retail Vistex provides the Incentives and Paybacks (IP) Module which is comprised of two fully-integrated embedded SAP add-on applications. Vistex Data Source Overview Vistex Data Sources are available for following applications:  Claim Request  Revenue/Cost Adjustments  Billbacks  Chargebacks  Purchasing Rebates  Customer Rebates  Sales Incentives There are three data sources for each of the above mentioned applications.sdn. it sits on top of ECC. 40B SP7 and 60A SP4. item data and condition data.sap.boc.sap. Bill backs. The data generated by the add-on applications can be extracted to BI by the data sources provided by Vistex. In other words. The three data source includes data source for header data. SAP Incentives Administration by Vistex and SAP Paybacks and Chargeback by Vistex. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2009 SAP AG SDN .bpx.

sap. Number Range Maintenance Before running the setup for Vistex data sources.sap.sap.com | BPX .com | BOC . Execute transaction: SNRO 2.e.boc. Maintain the settings for object “/IRM/MCEX” as shown in the below screenshots 3.com 4 . one has to maintain number range in ECC as follows: 1. t-code: LBWE). Navigate as shown in the below screenshot to maintain “Number Ranges” SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2009 SAP AG SDN .Vistex applications” as shown in the below screenshot One has to follow the standard activation and configuration process to customize or enhance the extract structure of Vistex data sources.bpx.Vistex Configuration for BI Vistex Data Source Customizing Customizing of Vistex data sources can be carried out through “LO Data Extraction: Customizing Cockpit” (i.sdn. You will find Vistex data sources under the logistic application “RM: /IRM/.

bpx. 4.com 5 .boc.sap.Vistex Configuration for BI Following screen will appear.com | BOC .sap.sdn.sap. Maintain “Number Range Interval” as shown in the below screenshot SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2009 SAP AG SDN .com | BPX .

there are different programs.sap.com 6 . “Date of termination” and “Time of termination” is populated with latest information.bpx. For example.sap. Execute transaction “SE38” and enter the program name as “/IRM/MCIPCR_SETUP_LOAD”.sap.Vistex Configuration for BI Setup Details Vistex provides different programs to fill the setup tables as well as to delete the setup tables. current date is populated in “Created On” and “Date of termination” whereas current time is populated in “Time of termination” as shown in the screenshot below: SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2009 SAP AG SDN . 2.sdn. For every application. Following are the programs for setup and setup deletion by application Application Global Claim Request Billbacks Sales Incentives Charge Backs Customer Rebates Purchasing Rebates Global Revenue / Cost Adjustments Setup Program /IRM/MCGCR_SETUP_LOAD Setup Delete program /IRM/MCGCR_SETUP_DELETE /IRM/MCIPBB_SETUP_LOAD /IRM/MCIPSI_SETUP_LOAD /IRM/MCIPCB_SETUP_LOAD /IRM/MCIPCR_SETUP_LOAD /IRM/MCIPPR_SETUP_LOAD /IRM/MCIPBB_SETUP_DELETE /IRM/MCIPSI_SETUP_DELETE /IRM/MCIPCB_SETUP_DELETE /IRM/MCIPCR_SETUP_DELETE /IRM/MCIPPR_SETUP_DELETE /IRM/MCGRCA_SETUP_LOAD /IRM/MCGRCA_SETUP_DELETE We will see an example of Customer Rebate setup.com | BOC .boc. Proceed as follows: 1. By default the fields “Created On”.com | BPX .

boc.com | BOC . proceed as follows: 1. you will see a “Confirmation Prompt” as shown in the below screenshot.com | BPX . 3.sdn. On executing the above program.bpx. Execute transaction “SE38” and enter the program name as “/IRM/MCIPCR_SETUP_DELETE”. Check the “New run” checkbox and mention the setup name in the “Name of run” field. Execute the setup in background as shown in the below screenshot. 2.com 7 .sap. In order to delete setup table.Vistex Configuration for BI Make sure that you change these parameters otherwise setup will not take care of historic documents.sap. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2009 SAP AG SDN .sap. Other selections can be given at the time of setup as per the requirement.

bpx. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2009 SAP AG SDN .sap.sap.com | BPX . the setup tables of “Customer Rebates” application will be deleted.boc.Vistex Configuration for BI On confirmation.sap.com | BOC .com 8 .sdn.

/IRM/IPSIITM. /IRM/IPCRITM.sap. Vistex Data source /IRM/LIS_RM_GCRCON /IRM/LIS_RM_GCRHDR /IRM/LIS_RM_GCRITM /IRM/LIS_RM_GRCACON /IRM/LIS_RM_GRCAHDR /IRM/LIS_RM_GRCAITM /IRM/LIS_RM_IPBBHDR /IRM/LIS_RM_IPBBITM /IRM/LIS_RM_IPBBKON /IRM/LIS_RM_IPCBHDR /IRM/LIS_RM_IPCBITM /IRM/LIS_RM_IPCBKON /IRM/LIS_RM_IPCRHDR /IRM/LIS_RM_IPCRITM /IRM/LIS_RM_IPCRKON /IRM/LIS_RM_IPSIHDR /IRM/LIS_RM_IPSIITM /IRM/LIS_RM_IPSIKON Data source Description Claim request: Conditions Claim request Header Claim request: Items Revenue/Cost Adjustments Conditions Revenue/Cost Adjustments Header Revenue/Cost Adjustments Items IP: Billbacks Header IP: Billbacks Items IP: Billbacks Conditions IP: Chargebacks Header IP: Chargebacks Items IP: Chargebacks Conditions IP: Customer Rebates Header IP: Customer Rebates Items IP: Customer Rebates Conditions IP: Sales Incentives Header IP: Sales Incentives Items IP: Sales Incentives Conditions Underlying Tables /IRM/GCRHDR. KONV /IRM/GRCAHDR /IRM/GRCAITM /IRM/IPBBHDR /IRM/IPBBITM /IRM/IPBBHDR.Item data Claim Request Header Claim Request Items Table Description SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2009 SAP AG SDN .Header data Customer Volume Rebate . /IRM/IPBBITM.com | BOC .boc.Header data Chargebacks .sap. Following are the details of the underlying tables from which the data is fetched.bpx. /IRM/GRCAITM. KONV /IRM/IPCRHDR /IRM/IPCRITM /IRM/IPCRHDR. /IRM/IPCBITM. KONV /IRM/IPSIHDR /IRM/IPSIITM /IRM/IPSIHDR.Header data Billbacks .sap.com | BPX .com 9 .Item data Revenue/Cost Adjustment . /IRM/GCRITM. KONV /IRM/IPCBHDR /IRM/IPCBITM /IRM/IPCBHDR.Item data Customer Volume Rebates .Header Details Revenue/Cost Adjustment .Items details Billbacks .Header data Sales Incentives .Vistex Configuration for BI Underlying Tables used by Vistex Data Sources The Delta process of all Vistex data sources is “ABR”.Item data Chargebacks .sdn. KONV Sales Incentives . KONV /IRM/GCRHDR /IRM/GCRITM /IRM/GRCAHDR.

one should contact the basis team to carry out this activity.sdn. Following are the Delta Programs by application: Application Global Claim Request Billbacks Sales Incentives Charge Backs Customer Rebates Purchasing Rebates Global Revenue / Cost Adjustments Delta Programs /IRM/MCGCR_DELTA /IRM/MCIPBB_DELTA /IRM/MCIPSI_DELTA /IRM/MCIPCB_DELTA /IRM/MCIPCR_DELTA /IRM/MCIPPR_DELTA /IRM/MCGRCA_DELTA BI objects for Vistex Apart from the data sources. The system will not allow activating the data source if namespace is not maintained in BI.sap. maintaining namespace in standard tables or views is carried out by basis consultants. Namespace '/IRM/' must be entered in both the BI table RSNSPACE and the basic table TRSNSPACE or the view V_TRNSPACE. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2009 SAP AG SDN . one has to maintain the namespace for Vistex. Below is the screenshot of the view “V_TRNSPACE” in which Vistex namespace is maintained. After executing initialization from BW. Setting up Delta for Vistex Data Source Vistex provides different delta programs to extract delta from ECC. Hence.sap.boc. Namespace maintenance in ECC is taken care during Vistex installation.bpx.com | BPX .com 10 . there is no standard content available for Vistex. Generally.com | BOC .sap.Vistex Configuration for BI Namespace Maintenance in BI Before replicating the Vistex data sources in BI. One will have to create a custom data targets in order to report on Vistex data. The namespace for Vistex is “/IRM/”. one has to schedule the delta programs in order to schedule the delta infopackages.

boc.com | BOC .sap.sap.com | BPX . visit the Business Intelligence homepage SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2009 SAP AG SDN .com 11 .bpx.Vistex Configuration for BI Related Content Vistex Vistex BW Extractors for IP Module For more information.sdn.sap.

sap.Vistex Configuration for BI Disclaimer and Liability Notice This document may discuss sample coding or other information that does not include SAP official interfaces and therefore is not supported by SAP. SAP responsible or liable with respect to the content of this document.sap.com | BOC .bpx. SAP will not be held liable for any damages caused by using or misusing the information. Changes made based on this information are not supported and can be overwritten during an upgrade. or seek to hold. and anyone using these methods does so at his/her own risk. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2009 SAP AG SDN .sdn.com | BPX . code or methods suggested in this document.sap.boc. SAP offers no guarantees and assumes no responsibility or liability of any type with respect to the content of this technical article or code sample. You agree that you will not hold. including any liability resulting from incompatibility between the content within this document and the materials and services offered by SAP.com 12 .

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