SAP Ariba - Installation

In this chapter, we will learn how to install SAP Ariba. Consider the following to install SAP Ariba −

  • SAP Ariba Notes Installation
  • SAP Ariba Adapter Installation
  • Ariba Functional Configuration
  • SAP Ariba Web Services Configuration
  • Customizing Adapter as per business requirement

To install SAP Ariba Adapter, you need to go to and login using your SID and password.


To download software, you need to have a DSC (Designated Support Contact) ID. New users can register on the Ariba portal. Open → New User Registration

User Registration

Once you login to Ariba Portal, search for Ariba Network Adapter for SAP NetWeaver. As mentioned, Ariba Network Adapter is available only for DSCs.

Network Adaptor

The next step is to Import required AN adapter files (.tpz) into SAP Enterprise Service Repository.

Adaptor Files

You need to import the required Ariba Network product and component definitions (.zip) into System Landscape directory SLD.

Network Products

Below are Ariba troubleshooting codes that can be used to fix any of the issues −

Using SLG1 − Application Log: Display Logs Transaction Code

Display Logs

Using SXI_MONITOR − Message Monitor Transaction Code

Message Monitor Transaction Code

Using SBGRFCMON − bgRFC Monitor Transaction Code

Monitor Transaction Code

The following message types should be used to enable integration −

  • OrderRequest (outbound)
  • ConfirmationRequest (inbound)
  • ShipNoticeRequest (inbound)
  • ServiceEntryRequest (inbound)
  • ReceiptRequest (outbound)
  • InvoiceDetailRequest (inbound)
  • CopyRequest.InvoiceDetailRequest (outbound)
  • StatusUpdateRequest (outbound)
  • PaymentProposalRequest (outbound)
  • CopyRequest.PaymentProposalRequest (inbound)
  • PaymentRemittanceRequest (outbound)
  • PaymentRemittanceStatusUpdateRequest (outbound)
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