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#COE EDI support on Cloud Platform Integration

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We are using Cloud Platform Integration (CPI) to develop EDI mapping for our cloud system. We need to map VDA documents to the SOAP messages in our cloud system, however, the EDI to XML converter in CPI only support EDI standard EDIFACT and ANSI X12. Will there be any updates for VDA support in the near future?

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    Posted on Oct 16, 2019 at 07:19 AM

    Hi Tracy,

    To your point, Yes the CPI only supports EDI Standards for EDIFACT and ANSI X12 and does not support VDA. And I could not find any documentation for its supportability in CPI roadmap either, you may refer to this link:

    https://www.sap.com/about/agreements/policies/cloud-platform.html#pdf-asset=8afc8dc5-667d-0010-87a3-c30de2ffd8ff&page=1

    https://www.sap.com/about/agreements/policies/cloud-platform.html

    (Although this is supported at the On Premise B2B add-on)

    Here are some further documentation EDIFACT and ANSI X12, although might not be relevant to VDA specifically.

    https://help.sap.com/viewer/368c481cd6954bdfa5d0435479fd4eaf/Cloud/en-US/6a3d12b4075a424080aee47d256c41b5.html

    But in short, in order to cope with the different standards and to allow for an easy integration of these EDI standards in an SAP system, an EDI converter solution must be employed. The EDI converter solution may either run locally (in CPI its not available although its available in SAP PI) or may be outsourced to an external service provider.

    Good Luck!

    Amith Nair

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  • Posted on Oct 14, 2019 at 08:08 AM

    Here are some SAP resources you may review based on your topic "develop | integration | cloud platform | cloud system"

    Third Party MES Integration With SAP S4HANA Cloud

    Jul 26, 2019 ... IY5 ? Integration of Manufacturing Execution System to Production ... Create, schedule, and release production order in the SAP S/4HANA system; Create and ... in SAP HANA Cloud Platform and existing on-premise systems.

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=678

    Using Splitters in Integration flows - SAP Cloud Platform Integration ...

    Jun 24, 2019 ... Often, integration developers receive requirements wherein a sending system prefers to send a bulk piece of data, instead of individual?...

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=742

    USING POSTMAN to test your i-Flow ? read data from a tab ...

    Jan 15, 2019 ... You have access to the customer's cloud system to make the .... While developing I-flows in the SAP Cloud Platform Integration, the CPI tenant?...

    https://blogs.sap.com/?p=531

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