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3140938 - Automatic export of payment files to a SFTP/FTP location

Symptom

From "Manage automatic payments", you want to export generated payment files to a SFTP folder or external system location automatically before sending it to bank.

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Cause

In the cloud environment, it is not possible to store the payment file into you local sever or a specific folder in your laptop automatically in a secure way. Because the access interface to the SAP data is via the browser.

Resolution

In standard, currently there are three ways to communicate with bank.

  1. Bank Integration with File Interface (Scope Item 1EG).
  2. Application Interface to Retrieve Payment Files (Scope Item 2YM).
  3. SAP Multi-Bank Connectivity (Scope Item 16R).

Please check this blog for more details https://blogs.sap.com/2021/11/12/r2r-series-blog-15-payments-and-bank-communication-in-s-4hana-cloud/

Keywords

Manage automatic payments, SFTP, FTP, payment files, external location, FI-FIO-AP, FI-AP-AP-B, S/4HANA Cloud, MBC, bank, file interface , KBA , FI-FIO-AP , Fiori UI for Accounts Payable , FI-AP-AP-B , Payment Progam / Payment transfer (DE, JP, US) , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions