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Questions about Data Hub.... Extending and Replicating Additional Product attributes

Hi experts, I have some questions about extending and replicating Data Hub master data. Currently I am in a project where I am required to extend product master data. There are products (cables) with a lot of attributes like: color, length, tolerance, voltage etc. These attributes are defined in S4 as Mills characteristics. Customers in Hybris will be able to search any cable by these attributes and therefore information will be replicated in Hybris using data hub.

  1. Should I use Product Attributes by classification system or type system? I want to replicate attributes from S4HANA and I am not sure if both ways are supported by Data Hub. All products will be using these attributes.

  2. Most of the attributes defined in S4HANA are catalogs. For example: Field ZCOLOR has defined values: 1 for Red, 2 - Blue, 3 - Black and so on.... in Hybris vales are like:

                <enumtype generate="true" code="SwatchColorEnum" autocreate="true"
             <value code="BLACK" />

In S4HANA Black has the value 3 but I do not see the numerical value in Hybris. How can I map these different values between hybris and S4HANA?? Thank you so much for your help. Best Regards... David C.

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    Posted on Dec 12, 2017 at 04:27 PM

    1: A more flexible approach would be using the classification system. The OOTB mappings support this scenario: Material->Product and Classification->Classification System

    2: to transform your S4 values to Hybris values e.g.: 1->RED you can use transformationExpression tag in your target mapping.

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