Create InfoSource for Transaction Data

Use the Create InfoSource for Transaction Data dialog box to create a new InfoSource for transaction data in the SAP NetWeaver BI system.

You can open the Create InfoSource for Transaction Data dialog box from the Connection Manager page of the SAP BI Destination Editor. To learn more about the SAP BI destination, see SAP BI Destination.

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The documentation for the Microsoft Connector for SAP BI assumes familiarity with the SAP NetWeaver BI environment. For more information about SAP NetWeaver BI, or for information about how to configure SAP NetWeaver BI objects and processes, see your SAP documentation.

To open the Create InfoSource for Transaction Data dialog box

  1. In Business Intelligence Development Studio, open the Integration Services package that contains the SAP BI destination.
  2. On the Data Flow tab, double-click the SAP BI destination.
  3. In the SAP BI Destination Editor, click Connection Manager to open the Connection Manager page of the editor.
  4. On the Connection Manager page, in the Create SAP BI Objects group box, select InfoSource, and then click Create.
  5. In the Create InfoSource dialog box, select Transaction data, and then click OK.

InfoSource name

Enter a name for the new InfoSource.

Short description

Enter a short description for the new InfoSource.

Long description

Enter a long description for the new InfoSource.

Source system

Select the source system associated with the InfoSource.

Save & Activate

Save and activate the new InfoSource.

The InfoSource transfer structure lets you associate data flow columns to InfoSources.

PipelineElement

Displays the column in the output of the data flow that is connected to the SAP BI destination.

PipelineDataType

Displays the Integration Services data type of the data flow column.

Iobject - Search

Associate an existing InfoObject to the data flow column in the current row. To make this association, click Search, and then use the Look Up InfoObject dialog box to select the existing InfoObject. For more information about this dialog box, see Look Up InfoObject.

After you select an existing InfoObject, the component populates the InfoObject and Type columns with the selected values.

Iobject - New

Create a new InfoObject and associate this new InfoObect to the data flow column in the current row. To create the new InfoObject, click New, and then use the Create New InfoObject dialog box to create the InfoObject. For more information about this dialog box, see Create New InfoObject.

After you create a new InfoObject, the component populates the InfoObject and Type columns with the new values.

Iobject - Remove

Remove the association between the InfoObject and the data flow column for the current row. To remove this association, click Remove.

InfoObject

Displays the name of the InfoObject that is associated with the data flow column.

Type

Displays the type of the InfoObject that is associated with the data flow column. The following table lists the possible values for the type.

Value Description

CHA

Characteristics

UNI

Units

KYF

Key figures

TIM

Time characteristics

Unit Field

Specify the units that the InfoObject will use.

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