Master Data Management

Category Process

Category Process V

To access this page:

  1. Click Master Data Management > Design in the Navigation pane.
  2. Click Vertical View for a category.
  3. Click the Posting Processes icon.




Displays the name of the Integrate process. Click the name link and the Process page in Integrate displays with details about the process.

NOTE: Only active processes display.


Click to open the Category Process Rule page to assign stored procedures that need to execute before the process is used for posting. 

Rules are optional. Every process does not require a rule.

The stored procedures are written by the Designer.

The count on the icon represents the number of rules that exist for the category process.

Category Process V

Category Process H



BOA Function Module Upload Options

NOTE: The settings in this section are not used when the BDC Post Method is StandardSAPPosting.

Keep Session

If checked, the session is saved in an SAP SM35 session even after a successful post. Saving a session is useful in the event it needs to be rerun. This option is used with the BDC Post Method BOASessionCreation and BOAPostingWithErrorSessionCreation.

Batch Size

Displays the BDC Posting Batch Size or the number of records to be posted at one time. The number of batch input sessions is based upon the number of records to post / batch size.

Continue on Commit

If checked, the script continues with processing after a commit has occurred. Whether this option is used depends upon the transactions being played back in the recording.

No Data Symbol

Displays a symbol to represent "no data" in the post. If the field is blank, Integrate uses an empty string to represent no data.

BDC Post Method

Displays the method used for posting the request. Refer to BDC Post Methods and Settings on the Advanced tab for more information.

Group Name

Displays the name that appears in the Group Name column of the SAP SM35 session. If the field is blank, Integrate uses >BOA.

BOA BDC File Options

NOTE: The settings in this section are only used when the BDC Post Method is BOAFileCreation.

Session File Path

Displays the location on the web server where Integrate creates files to be used in the /BOA/ZBDCPROCESS program in SE38.

Session File Name

Displays the name of the file Integrate creates.

File Split Interval

Displays an interval to indicate the number of transactions in each file created during the posting process.