SAP Data Archiving
mentioned Program in the SAP System should be assigned to the Archiving Objects.
program prepares the data for archiving marking the data by setting the deletion
indicator to ‘X’, but it does not delete any data from the database.
Preprocessing Programs operates on the database and no Archive files are
required. Preprocessing Programs are scheduled manually and run in Archive
Administration (tCode: SARA).
This program creates a new
archive file and writes the data in them. At this point, No data is been deleted
from the database. The Write programs can be executed in two processing modes.
In the Test Mode, No archive files will be created whereas in Production
files will be created.
This program reads the
data from the archived files and deletes the data from the database. The delete
programs can be executed in two processing modes.
the Test Mode, the log after the execution shows the entries of the data going
to be deleted from the database whereas in the production Mode it shows the
statistics of the deleted data from the database.
This program also operates
on the Database and does not require any Archive files. This is final program
and can be executed asynchronously with the delete program.
If the data from the
database id not deleted by the delete programs, it can be deleted by the Post
processing Programs. It is also used for different functions like updating the
statistical data, deleting the log data log that is no longer required, etc.
This program is used to
reload the archived data from the external storage system back into respective
SAP Database tables. It is not available for all the archiving objects.
program builds or deletes an index that allows individual access.
the Archivabilty of the business objects precedes the actual archiving process.
This should ensure that the data is not archived, if some other application
still needs it. The business objects are considered to be archivable if it:
also recommend not be archive Master Data but the Transaction Data.
the minimum length of time that data must spend in the database before it meets
the archivability criteria.
Time: is the entire time that data spends
in the database before it is archived.
up the connection between the SAP R/3 database and the External Storage system
the Content Repository(tCode OAC0)
content repository is maintained for every archiving object. Below is the
content Repository Maintained for MM_EKKO.
retrieve the content repository details, double click on content repository.
Details are as below.
the Document Type (TCode OAC2)
document type is maintained by transaction OAC2. Every Archiving object is
associated with the document type which is in turn linked to document class. The
document class identifies archive format for document in Content server.
the content repository to Document type (tCode OAC3)
transaction OAC3, the content Repository will be linked to Document Type.
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