SAP BODS: Error Message: Repository does not contain object for type .

A common process of updating a production BODS environment has been interrupted by the following error while attempting to get a latest version of an object from the Central Repository: Error Message: Repository <repo_name> does not contain object <sy> for type <Functio
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SAP BODS: DATA_BUFFER_EXCEEDED error

After creating a new Datastore I ran in to a problem where the extractor would throw an error Error calling RFC function to get table data: <RFC_ABAP_EXCEPTION-(Exception_Key: DATA_BUFFER_EXCEEDED, SY-MSGTY: E, SY-MSGID: FL, SY-MSGNO: 046)>.  After doing a little bit of research
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SAP BODS: Data Integrator Supplement for SAP

Attached to the post is a great overview document that identifies custom configurations that are required to facilitate specific functionality required by the BODS extractors from any given SAP system. The Chapters in the document include: Chapter 2: Data Integrator in the SAP R/3 Env
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SAP ABAP: Send Email with attached Internal Table XLS file

Below you will find a quick guide of how to set up a FM in your system that will take as input an internal table, convert that table in to XLS format and send out an email with the attachment. Add the appropriate import parameters. Add appropriate table parameters. if recepients[] is
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Regular Expressions (Regex) and its use in ABAP

A useful post that I found online [link] originally written by Christian Jianelli. For testing Regex without coding you can use the ABAP program DEMO_REGEX_TOY. Even in ABAP Regular Expressions (Regex) is not a new issue. ABAP supports regular expressions as of Release 7.00, released
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SAP Enterprise Portal: setting up self registration

The steps involved in setting up the self registration process are relatively simple.  You need to have administrative access and perform the following steps: Enabling Self Registration Log in with administrative credentials Navigate to System Administration – System Configurati
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SAP SD related tables & structures

Below is a list of tables & structures that are associated with the Sales and Distribution module that I found to be useful.    
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SAP Gateway: Understanding How Gateway Works with HTTP

Each time an HTTP client makes a request to a web server, that request must specify which HTTP method is being used. The commonest HTTP method is GET. This simply informs the web server that a particular resource is required. If extra parameters are required to identify that resource,
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ABAP: SAP EP Communication between iViews via BSP & WD

In the SAP Enterprise Portal, we can process different application types in special iViews on the same portal page. Here, iViews can be included using different technologies (such as Web Dynpro ABAP, Java, or BSP). The communication between these iViews takes place through an event fu
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ABAP: create a table from scratch using RTTS

RTTS: RunTime Type Services – allows to get the definition of variables or to create them during program execution. RTTS is made of 2 components: RTTI: RunTime Type Identification – is used to get the definition of existing variables or existing types RTTC: RunTime Type Cr
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