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2415331 - [BW Central KBA] Shadow Tables in BW


  • What are shadow tables in BW?
  • Tables named starting with /bi*/4* like /bi0/4*, /bic/4* and /BIC/ZA* are identified in the system
  • It is not clear what are the purpose of these tables  



  • BW Business Warehouse
  • BW/4 HANA 


SAP BW/4HANA all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


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