We have a requirement for the integration of Barcode with our ECC EHP5 system. I have checked few posts and it seems XI/PI is required for the integration.
Is it mandatory , or let me know the other way out please . Kinldy throw some light on installation and configuration part also .
SAP R/3 supports printing using Barcodes. There are various ways to attach Barcode capable devices to SAP. see below help file applicable for lower SAP versions
SAP R/3 4.6C further supports many types of input devices, including devices capable of Barcode scanning.
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Thank you for the reply.
Location is Saudi Arabia. We basically looking to integrate Barcode device with SAP , so that the scanned Barcodes can be available with the ECC system . The document provided was good enough for printing , please throw some lights on scanning and integraton part .
Also PI is not a mandatory requirement I guess.
PI is not mandatory unless you are connecting any other system .. You have to finalise Global Barcode standard type which your customer prefer to use . From hardware perspective connect with your IT Infrastructure team ,therefore use of universal standard scanner devices can be used for scanning purpose.
Primarily , you need to check with your solution team about what are all the processes the barcode label will be used. You need to design the Barcode label using barcode specific software application and those design can be stored in SAP output types to use it in process.
Hope this helps.
There is absolutely no requirement to use SAP PI/XI to connect external barcode scanners to an SAP ECC system.
As I'm sure you are aware, there are really four main components in a complete, real-time SAP barcoding system. The barcode scanners (mobile computers), the barcode labels that are scanned (or are generated by the system), the wireless network (that provides the physical real-time connectivity between the scanners and the SAP system) and the barcode system software that ties everything together and orchestrates the whole process.
With regard to how to connect the mobile computers to SAP, there are a variety of methods available both from SAP and third party vendors. One example is here: http://www.adc-to-sap.com