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1572522 - EDI/IDoc: Deleting and reorganizing IDocs with SARA


  • Archiving IDocs.
  • Reorganising IDocs.
  • Deleting old IDocs.
  • EDI* tables are too big.
  • Cleanup and housekeeping of IDoc EDI* tables.
  • Tables EDIDC, EDID4 and EDIDS growing rapidly.
  • Poor performance when scanning IDocs.
  • SAP Note 40088 recommendation is not clear.

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  • SAP Basis ALE
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4 HANA
  • ABAP PLATFORM - Application Server ABAP


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


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