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SAP Additional Configuration Information - Mule 4

After you complete basic SAP Connector configuration, you can perform additional configuration tasks, such as changing advanced settings and defining extended properties.

Configure General Settings

  1. At the bottom of the canvas, click Global Elements.

  2. Click Create.

  3. Expand Connector Configuration, select either SAP Inbound or SAP Outbound, and click OK.

  4. Click the Advanced tab at the top of the Global Element Properties screen:

    sap connector config adv
  5. In the General section, to set the Max Idle time parameter:

    1. Select Expiration policy.

    2. Enter a value in the Max Idle time, and then add the Time Unit.

    3. Click OK

Field Type Description Default Value

Expiration Policy

Configures the minimum amount of time that a dynamic configuration instance can remain idle before the runtime considers it eligible for expiration. This does not mean that the platform expires the instance at the exact moment that it becomes eligible. The runtime purges the instances when appropriate.

Max Idle time

Number

A scalar time value for the maximum amount of time a dynamic configuration instance should be allowed to be idle before it’s considered eligible for expiration.

Time unit

Enumeration one of:

  • DAYS

  • HOURS

  • MICROSECONDS

  • MILLISECONDS

  • MINUTES

  • NANOSECONDS SECONDS

Configure Advanced Settings

sap advanced

You can set encoding, version, flag, format, and timeout parameters in Advanced settings.

To change these field values, click the Advanced tab at the top of the Global Element Properties screen:

Field XML Attribute Description Default Value

Display Name

name

Set a reference name for the endpoint used internally by the Mule configuration.

Encoding

encoding

Set a canonical name for an encoding. See Oracle’s supported encodings.

Default IDocument Version

defaultIdocumentVersion

Set the version when sending an intermediate document (IDoc). Values for the IDoc version correspond to IDOC_VERSION_xxxx constants in com.sap.conn.idoc.IDocFactory.

Disable Function template cache flag

disableFunctionTemplateCacheFlag

Set to disable the function template cache.

false

Evaluate response flag

evaluateResponseFlag

Set if an error response should throw an exception or let the user handle it with another result.

false

Log trace flag

logTraceFlag

Set if the trace should be logged on the Mule server.

false

Use SAP format

useSAPFormat

Set to use the SAP default format when working with business application programming interface (BAPI) functions using a synchronous remote function call (sRFC).

false

Define Extended Properties

Extended properties enable you to tune SAP outbound configuration parameters.

To define extended properties for the SAP connector global element:

  1. Navigate to the Advanced tab on the General pane:

    Lower Advanced Tab
  2. Locate the Extended Properties section at the top of the window.

  3. Select the Edit inline option.

  4. Click + to add a new extended property.
    Use the same property name that SAP uses.

Next

Now that you have completed configuration, you can experiment with the SAP Examples.

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