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Migrating form Seeburger to SAP PI/PO B2B Add-on

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How to migrate from Seeburger BIC to SAP PI B2B Add-on.
How to make the transition as fast and smooth as possible without involving partners.

I have two products that work to improve such a migration

Seeburger Migration Tool to migrate your mappings from the old format to the new. https://figaf.com/SMT

Figaf SAP PI testing tool IRT  https://figaf.com/IRT

https://figaf.com/migrate-from-seeburger-to-sap-pi-b2b-addon-webinar/

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Migrating form Seeburger to SAP PI/PO B2B Add-on

  1. 1. What to consider in a migration Webinar slides form April 2018 Migrating from Seeburger to B2B Add-on © Figaf 2018
  2. 2. © Figaf 2018 • SAP Mentor • SAP Integration for 13+ years • Worked with Seeburger Daniel Graversen
  3. 3. © Figaf 2018 • What to replace Seeburger • Migration Challenges • Automate the migration Agenda
  4. 4. Migrating from Seeburger In SAP PI/PO Context © Figaf 2018
  5. 5. © Figaf 2018 • Just the PI addon from Seeburger • EDI Mapper • UDF • Monitoring function • Modules • The Seeburger Integration Bus is different and does not appli to this • If you use a simpel One to One Mappings in the BIC • Simple changes can be handled Seeburger BIC
  6. 6. © Figaf 2018 • Native PI application • Webdynpro app to manage the content • Included in the PO license • Contains • AS2 /SFTP • Trading Partner Management • EDI converter with content catalog • Plain text converter • Number Range Objects (NRO) B2B add-on for SAP PI/PO
  7. 7. © Figaf 2018 • New function • Contains • AS2 • EDI conversion • Some formats may require extra license to run • Integration Content Advisor • Require the Enteprise version Cloud Integration B2B capabilities
  8. 8. Challenges in migration © Figaf 2018
  9. 9. Business Case? © Figaf 2018
  10. 10. © Figaf 2018 • Use the TPM to organise your partners • Stop the maintaince cost from Seeburger • Move to Single Stack system Business Case
  11. 11. © Figaf 2018 • Parts of the structure was changed. Root was LIST now DESADV96A, and other parts Message structure
  12. 12. © Figaf 2018 • Reuse Seeburger Schema • XSL(T) The rules is simple so it should be possible to configure • Message Mapping between formats • Time to create artifacts • Performance • License is the Seeburger Schemas part of the license? • Update mapping to new XSD • Move each node to the new structure, auto mapper will work • Contexts? • Duplicated target nodes • Manual Work • Use a tool to automate process Mapping conversion
  13. 13. © Figaf 2018 • Seeburger had functions for • Counter = replaced by NRO • Variables = replaced by TPM • Tracking = Build in tracker not as powerful • Update functions to use new backend • Change functions to new functions User Defined Functions
  14. 14. © Figaf 2018 • Split inbound EDIdocuments to correct message • In the EDISeperator can you specify more information in the adapter • Handles XML 997Splitter / EDISeperator
  15. 15. © Figaf 2018 • Some customers had the seeburger EDI tracker that allowed to track messages and correlate them. So Invoices was linked to Orders • B2B add-on does not have the same capabilities • Messages are searchable EDI Monitoring
  16. 16. © Figaf 2018 EDI monitoring
  17. 17. © Figaf 2018 • The Seeburger Adapters have been replaced by SAP adapters • They add some new functionality • AS2 contains some new features for handling messages Adapters
  18. 18. © Figaf 2018 • Make migration as simple as possible • Skip testing with partners if possible • Figaf IRT is a perfect tool for testing • Upload Inbound and Outbound files • Validates EDIFACT, X12, XML, Text and others • Run test as often as you like Testing everything is works
  19. 19. © Figaf 2018 • Redesign your EDI setup • Learn about the differences in your mapping • Create mapping from scratch Start over
  20. 20. Seeburger Migration Tool © Figaf 2018
  21. 21. © Figaf 2018 • Automate manual tasks • Fewer errors on conversion • Reduce migration project risk • Full conversion from Seeburger BIC to B2B add-on • Save money for the company because of faster migration with less error • EDIFACT, X12, EANCOM Seeburger Migration Tool
  22. 22. © Figaf 2018 • Upload new XSD from B2B Add-on • Select message mapping • Select the uploaded schema to new target • Run the update of the mapping • Open the mapping to validate and save it Steps to migrate
  23. 23. Testing © Figaf 2018
  24. 24. © Figaf 2018 • Download source message and target message • Upload them to IRT system • Run the test • Set ignoring elements like creation date How to test with IRT
  25. 25. © Figaf 2018 • Figaf.com/SMT • You can get 10 trial conversions to see if the system works. • Simply download the tool. • Connect it to your PI system • Select the 10 messages you want to get • Send the license request to support@Figaf.com • Upload the license response and try convert your mappings and test it our. • Try to combine it with IRT to see how it works with your system Try SMT free

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