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SAS-ACCESS® 9.1 Interface to R-3 User's Guide

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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SAS/ACCESS® 9.1

Interface to R/3

User's Guide



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS/ACCESS ® 9.1 Interface to R/3: User's Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS/ACCESS® 9.1 Interface to R/3: User's Guide

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ISBN 1-59047-203-9
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4 How to Use This Document 1

Introduction 1

Audience 1

Chapter 2

4 Overview 3


Introduction 3
Getting Started with the SAS/ACCESS Interface to R/3 3 Searching R/3 Metadata 5
Exporting R/3 Metadata to SAS/Warehouse Administrator 7

Chapter 3

      4 Accessing and Using R/3 Data 11 Introduction 11

Accessing Data Using Direct Access and ODBC 11

Accessing Data Using the SAS/ACCESS Interface to R/3 11

Chapter 4

      4 Using the SAS/ACCESS Interface to R/3 15 Introduction 16

Using the Logon Utility 16

Using the Local Setup Utility 22

Using the Datamodel Explorer 25

Using the List of R/3 Tables 47

Using the List of Descriptors 48

Using the Search Metadata Utility 51

Performing Batch Operations 53

Chapter 5

4 Using the RFC Server 57

Overview of the RFC Server 57

ABAP Function Modules and Programs 58

Using the RFC Server on UNIX 58

Using the RFC Server on Windows NT 60

Using the RFC Server in Batch Mode 61

Using the RFC Macros and Macro Variables 62

Using the R/3 BAPI Connector: Logon Window 73

Chapter 6

      4 Using the LIBNAME Statement for SAP 75 Overview of the LIBNAME Engine for SAP 75

LIBNAME Statement Syntax for SAP 75

SAP LIBNAME Engine Options 76

SAS LIBNAME Statement Options for the SAP Engine 85

Contents

What's New v

Overview v
Details v

Chapter 1


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SAS Data Set Options for the SAP Engine 90

Examples 93

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