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SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain

SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain is a planning application, that combines supply chain monitoring, sales and operations planning, demand management, inventory planning, and supply planning into a comprehensive solution, which also supports the integration of data from external systems (for example, SAP ERP or SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization).

The recommended integration solution between SAP IBP and on-premise systems is SAP Cloud Integration for data services. 

Connect SAP IBP

Perform the step described on the page below to connect SAP IBP to SAP Focused Run:

Advanced Integration Monitoring Setup

Available Monitoring Categories

For SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain the following monitoring categories are available:

CategoryDescriptionSAP Focused Run Release

SAP Integrated Business Planning

(replaced by "SAP Integrated Business Planning Processing Log")

Collects exceptions in SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain SAP FRUN 3.0 FP02
SAP Integrated Business Planning Process LogExceptions in the SAP IBP process logSAP FRUN 3.0 FP03
ABAP Gateway ErrorsExceptions in the ABAP GatewaySAP FRUN 3.0 FP03
Extensibility Transport ManagementExceptions in Extensibility Transport ManagementSAP FRUN 3.0 FP03

Available Filter Options

Not for all categories, filters on the data collection level are available. If no filters are available all messages or exceptions are collected. You can then create filters during the alerting setup.

Predefined (not changeable)

  • Object: ATO
  • Subobject: EXPORT, FORWARD, IMPORT

This category has been replaced with the category "SAP Integrated Business Planning Processing Log" in SAP Focused Run 3.0 FP03.

  • Area: Log Area 
  • Free Text: Message Text
  • Severity: Error or Warning
  • SubArea: Log Sub Area
  • User: User creating the log entry
  • Message Id: Message Class
  • Message No: Message Number

 

Additionally, you can monitor the SAP IBP integration from the SAP ABAP backend system. SAP IBP integration via SAP CI-SDI writes errors in the ABAP Application Log. To use the monitoring category ABAP Application Log on the on-premise system you have to provide the object and the sub-object. Use the following filter values:

  • Object: /IBP/ECC_INT (Core Interface Application Log Object) 
  • Sub-Object: Choose a sub-object from the possible sub-objects (check transaction SLG1 in your on-premise system) 
 
 

Available Metrics

For SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain the following metrics are collected:

Available Events
  • Erroneous SAP Integrated Business Planning Process Log: The event is created for exceptions in the SAP Integrated Business Planning Process Log.

Available Filters

  • Object
  • Subobject
  • External ID
  • Message ID
  • Message Number
  • Text
  • Program
  • Transaction
  • User

IBP Log Area

To find out which log area and sub-area to use for the filter, you can check the available logs in your IBP tenant.

You need a user with the authorizations to see the "General Planner" group in the IBP Launchpad.

  1. Go to 'General Planner' → 'Application Logs'
  2. Select the log you want to monitor / alert on
  3. The area and sub-area are visible in the top on the log screen
  4. Make sure to use the technical names for area and sub-area! 
 

Available Events
  • Erroneous ABAP Gateway Errors: The event is created for ABAP gateway exceptions.

Available Filters

  • Service Name
  • User
  • Message
  • Location
  • Message Id

Available Events
  • Erroneous Extensibility Transport Management: The event is created for exceptions in Extensibility Transport Management.

Available Filters

  • External ID
  • Message ID
  • Message Number
  • Text
  • Program
  • Transaction
  • User

This category has been replaced with the category "SAP Integrated Business Planning Processing Log" in SAP Focused Run 3.0 FP03.

Available Events

  • SAP Integrated Business Planning exceptions: Indicates that new exceptions were collected during the last data collection interval