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SAP NetWeaver- ArchiveLink Integration of Business Documents (BC-AL)

BC-AL connects content management systems to SAP. It is a cross-application interface that provides SAP applications with archive functionality.

 

 

 

This interface is based on HTTP and a SAP NetWeaver BAPI interface

 

The integration scenario releases 6.20 and 6.40 will only be offered until April 30th, 2015. Post that, it will be replaced by the scenario releases BC-AL 7.20 and 7.40 respectively. The functional scope of the tests will remain unchanged. However the following functionality will become an optional part of the certification test:

 

 

  • Communication via OLE 2.0 Automation between front-end and archive

 

  • Barcode Handling via BAPI method BAPI_BARCODE_SENDLIST

 

 

The mandatory part of the certification test will cover the communication between the SAP system and a partner’s content server a HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) between application server – front-end and content server.

 

This Integration Scenario is also available with SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA

 

 

Getting Started

 

The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) highly recommends that ISVs and partners, who are interested in certifying an integration of their product with SAP solutions, begin with our page Getting Started with Integration and Certification on that explains the SAP ICC services and describes the process how to obtain them. This page helps you select the correct integration scenario and contains technical information, streaming media presentations, step-by-step guides, and much more.

 

 

Release Information

 

The below release version are available for certification

 

SAP NetWeaver ReleaseSAP NetWeaver ReleaseSAP NetWeaver Release
7.07.307.40

 

 

Technical Documentation

 

SAP NetWeaver on SAP HANA

 

The technology platform of the interface has changed; the scope of certification has not been changed. Recertification is optional, but advised

 

SAP NetWeaver 7.00 onwards

 

 

BC-AL remains unchanged. AL-LOAD was introduced as an optional load test sequence in combination with BC-AL or BC-HCS. Thus, BC-AL plus AL-LOAD could only be applied for as a bundle. Starting 2015, AL-LOAD will be offered as a separate certification. A bundling with BC-AL is no longer required. The price remains unchanged.

 

 

The integration scenario release BC-AL 6.40 supports the most recent SAP Content Server HTTP interface version 4.7 and utilizes the extended security features of the SAP NetWeaver Application Server like scanning documents for active content. However it does not replace the previous integration scenario BC-AL 6.20. The previous versions of the SAP HTTP Content Server interface 4.5 and 4.6 are still supported and we expect many SAP customers to stay with these version. Kindly note, integration scenario releases 6.20 and 6.40 will only be offered until April 30th, 2015. Post that, it will be replaced by the scenario releases BC-AL 7.20 and 7.40 respectively

 

 

‘Please Note:

 

BC-AL 6.20 and 6.40 will be replaced with BC-AL 7.20 and 7.40.

 

 

BC-AL 7.20 and 7.40 is available since January, 2015.

 

For more information on the BC-AL and AL-LOAD certification test, kindly contact us

 

 

 

In addition to the technical interface specifications, please also refer to the applicable SAP Solution Manager Ready

 

Test system recommendation from ICC

A SAP NetWeaver test system environment for development and testing is required. . Please make sure that this requirement is available prior to start the technical certification process.

 

 

Price List

Integration ScenarioPrice and Region
BC-AL 6.20/ 6.40/ 7.20/ 7.40 as a standalone10.000 Euro Per Certification
AL-LOAD as a standalone *5.000 Euro Per Certification
BC-AL 6.20/ 6.40 + AL-LOAD15.000 Euro Per Certification

 

Note: Euro currency is applicable to all countries.

 

 

*Note: The AL-LOAD test for HTTP Content Server can only be conducted on a HTTP Content Server (Storage System) where a valid BC-AL or BC-HCS certification is available


To understand all services and benefits included in this fee, please refer to the Getting Started Page

 

Benefits of Certification

Customers using SAP-certified solutions in their SAP environment, as well as the ISVs and partners offering these, experience great benefits such as shorter implementation times, technical enablement, and marketing assets that certification provides.

 

Please visit theCertification Benefits overview pagefor more information.

  • After successful certification testing the ISV solution can be advertised with the following logo:

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Important Links:This is the central homepage for SAP NetWeaver Capabilities on SDN.

 

ICC Webinar You are invited to join our introductory webinars - hosted by the SAP Integration and Certification Center in regular intervals. For a schedule and recordings got to the page "SAP Integration and Certification Webinar Series.

 

Apply for ICC Services right away - please fill in the SAP ICC online application form

 

SAP Application Development partner directory: The certified solution is listed in our SAP Application Development partner directory

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