Using Extensibility Options in SAP S/4HANA after system conversion

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Introduction

In this blog, we will find the Steps-by-Steps procedure to perform the addition of custom fields to SAP Fiori Applications and an SAP GUI transaction through the Extensibility features provided by SAP S/4HANA.

Example Scenario

As we know that after system conversion, the code used in Sales order transactions i.e Function modules code has been removed in SAP S/4HANA. Due to this a custom control field of Checkbox used in transactions VA01, VA02 and VA03 has been removed. There is a need for a new checkbox in transactions and the Sales Fiori app is also just like a custom control field.

ECC System

S4/HANA after Using Extensibility

Added a new Checkbox named “Tracksales01”.

Steps to achieve the Task:

Step 1:- Prerequisites

A) Configuration Prerequisites

Temporary deactivation of Credit Management features by using OVA8.

B) Technical & Security Configuration Prerequisites
  • Please confirm with your Basis administrator for the activation of the following options:
    • Enterprise Search.
    • Embedded Analysis
    • SAP Fiori Content
    • SAP Fiori S/4HANA Foundation
    • SAP Gateway
  • Deactivation of Virus Scan Feature
    Transaction Code: VSCANPROFILE) Setup Transport Adaption Organizer for Key User Tools
    Transaction Code: S_ATO_SETUP

Step 2:-

. Create a new Single Role with the name “ZFIORI_EXTENSIBILITY”.

Step 3:-

Click on the Menu tab and select Launchpad Catalog.

Step 4:-

Use the “SAP_BASIS_BC_EXT” in Catalog ID and click Enter.

Step 5:-

. Choose the NO option in the warning popup window

Step 6:-

. Click on the Authorization tab and change Authorization Data.

Step 7:-

Save the role by using the SAVE button.

Step 8:-

Click on the Change Authorization Data.

Step 9:-

. A Pop-up window will show to select “TEMPLATES”.

Step 10:-

Find all the “YELLOW” status buttons and make it on “GREEN” status.

Step 11:-

. Click on the User Tab and then change the dates info and then save.

Step 12:-

. Now save the role by clicking on the SAVE button.

Step 13:-

Now update the data by using the User Comparison button.

Step 14:-

Now again save the role.

Step 15:-

Now use transaction SU01 and verify the presence of the following roles in the Roles tab.

• SAP_BP_INTERNAL_SALES_REP
• Z_FIORI_FOUNDATION_ADMIN
• SAP_BR_PURCHASER
• SAP_UI_FLEX_KEY_USER

Step 16:-

Now use transaction “STC01” and execute the new run of the task list:
SAP_FIORI_FCM_CONTENT_ACTIVATION

Step 17:-

Make the checkbox on the first row of the detail information table.

Step 18:-

Click on the “Display parameter” button as shown in the below image.

Step 19:-

. Add the below roles in the Pop-up window:

• SAP_BP_INTERNAL_SALES_REP
• SAP_BR_PURCHASER
• ZFIORI_EXTENSIBILITY

Step 20:-

Update the “Set transport options for to be activated OData Services” parameter.

Step 21:-

Click the SAVE button after giving Prefix Value ‘Z’ and Package Value ‘$TMP’.

Step 22:-

Execute the task by clicking the JOB button.

Step 23:-

Wait for the task list execution to be finished. Use the refresh button to get the current status of the job.

Note: IF ANY ERROR EXIST AT ANY TASK DO UN-CHECK AND THEN RUN AGAIN, THIS IS    BECAUSE THE SERVICE ALREADY RUNNING.

Step 24:-

Now configure HOST files at your local machine and then call Fiori Launchpad.

Step 25:-

Now login to the S4/HANA system and execute the SAP Fiori Launchpad.

Step 26:-

Now enter your login credentials.

Step 27:-

On the right side do navigate to the App Finder.

Step 28:-

Search the app using the ‘custom’ word.

Step 29:-

Now access the Custom Fields App.

Step 30:-

If the below error arrives, do change the configuration using the S_ATO_SETUP transaction.

Note: If “Adaption Transport Organizer configured:” is NO then Click on “Setup with Default data” to activate this feature.

Step 31:-

Now try to access the Custom Fields App again. Now, no error message shows and the App called successfully.

Step 32:-

Click on the Add button   +   in the Custom Fields section.

Step 33:-

Select the business context “Sales: Sales Document”. Furthermore, give the Label and ToolTip values as per your choice and then select Checkbox as Type. Click on the Create and Edit button.

Step 34:-

Navigate to the UIs and Reports section.

Step 35:-

Select the “Create, Change or Display Sales Document (Header)” and click Enable Usage to activate the field in VA01, VA02 and VA03 transactions.

Step 36:-

Select “Customer – 360 View Sales Orders” to enable.

Step 37:-

Select the “Manage Sales Orders” App and enable it.

Step 38:-

Select the “Mass Change of Sales Orders” App and enable it.

Step 39:-

Select the “Track Sales Orders” App and enable it.

Step 40:-

Once all usages of apps have been enabled Click on “Save” and then the “Publish” button.

Step 41:-

Wait for the status to be changed to Published.

Step 42:-

Use transaction SCFD_FIELDVIEWER to find the details of your custom field.

Step 43:-

In the Usages tab we can find the details of CDS views, OData Services, API’s and BADI’s.

Step 44:-

In the Enhancements tab we can find the Structures that are created or modified.

Step 45:-

In the Change Log section we can find the administrative data like the user who created the field etc.

Step 46:-

We can find the addition of a Custom field in any app in which we enable usage, for example, the Track Sales Orders App.

Step 47:-

Click on the settings option of the app and Activate the “TrackSales01” field.

Step 48:-

By using the Setting option we can find the Custom field and then arrange the field accordingly.

Step 49:-

We can also check transactions VA01, VA02 and VA03 and find the Custom field “TrackSales01” in the Custom Fields tab.

Conclusion

Hope this blog will help you to enhance your learning journey and to find answers of the following questions:

  • What are the prerequisites to use SAP S/4HANA Extensibility options?
  • How to add custom fields in the SAP Fiori app and Standard Transactions.
  • How to maintain ROLE & USER for the Fiori Launchpad.
  • How to make a custom layout according to the requirement.
  • How to explore the technical details of the Customization.

Please take this as a reference and explore the SAP S/4HANA Extensibility features.