ALE Configuration

To develop and configure a new custom ALE scenario, comprises 5 steps:
1. Design and develop the custom IDoc with it’ s segments and a new message type
2. Configure the ALE environment with the new IDoc and message type (customer model,
partner profiles and linking IDoc to message type)
3. Develop the outbound process which does the following:

  1. Populates the custom IDoc with control info and functional data
  2. Sends the IDoc to the ALE layer for distribution
  3. Updates status and handles errors

4. Configure the ALE inbound side (partner profiles with inbound process code)
5. Develop the inbound process which does the following:

  1. Reads the IDoc into a BDC table; selects other data that is required
  2. Runs transaction using call transaction or BDC session
  3. Updates status and handles errors

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