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SAS-ACCESS® 4.2 Interface to R-3 User's Guide

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Original Publication Date: 2006-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-19
Document File: 124 page(s) / 2M

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SAS Publishing

SAS/ACCESS®4.2 Interface to R/3

User's Guide



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2006. SAS/ACCESS ® 4.2 Interface to R/3: User's Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS/ACCESS® 4.2 Interface to R/3: User's Guide

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What's New v


Overview v
Simplified Logon Process v
Enhanced Authorization Checks vi
Enhanced RFC Server vi
Enhanced Creation of an RFC Server Destination vi
New RFC Server Options vi
New %CALLRFC Macro vi
New Unicode Support for RFC Servers vii
New SAP Transport Files for Simplified ABAP Installation vii New SAP LIBNAME Engine vii

Chapter 1

      4 How to Use This Document 1 Introduction 1
Audience 1

Chapter 2

4 Overview 3


Introduction 3
Getting Started with SAS/ACCESS Interface 4.2 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 SAS/ACCESS Interface 4.2 to R/3 11

Chapter 4

4 Using SAS/ACCESS Interface 4.2 to R/3 15

Introduction 16
Using the Logon Utility 16
Using the Local Setup Utility 23
Using the Datamodel Explorer 26
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 Functi...