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SAS-ACCESS® 4.1 Interface to R-3 User's Guide

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Original Publication Date: 2005-Dec-31
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Document File: 116 page(s) / 1M

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SAS/ACCESS® 4.1 Interface to R/3

User's Guide



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2005. SAS/ACCESS ® 4.1 Interface to R/3: User's Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS/ACCESS® 4.1 Interface to R/3: User's Guide

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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 57
Using the RFC Server on UNIX 58
Using the RFC Server on Windows NT 60
Using the RFC Server in Batch Mode 62
Using the RFC Macros and Macro Variables 63 Using the R/3 BAPI Connector: Logon Window 74

Chapter 6

      4 Using the LIBNAME Statement for SAP 77 Overview of the LIBNAME Engine for SAP 77 LIBNAME Statement Syntax for SAP 77
SAP LIBNAME Engine Options 78
SAS LIBNAME...