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  1. Preface
  2. Command Line Programs and Utilities
  3. Installing and Configuring Command Line Utilities
  4. Using the Command Line Programs
  5. Environment Variables for Command Line Programs
  6. Using infacmd
  7. infacmd as Command Reference
  8. infacmd aud Command Reference
  9. Infacmd bg Command Reference
  10. infacmd cms Command Reference
  11. infacmd dis Command Reference
  12. Infacmd es Command Reference
  13. infacmd ipc Command Reference
  14. infacmd isp Command Reference
  15. infacmd mrs Command Reference
  16. infacmd ms Command Reference
  17. infacmd oie Command Reference
  18. infacmd ps Command Reference
  19. infacmd pwx Command Reference
  20. infacmd rms Command Reference
  21. infacmd rtm Command Reference
  22. infacmd sch Command Reference
  23. infacmd search Command Reference
  24. infacmd sql Command Reference
  25. infacmd tdm Command Reference
  26. infacmd wfs Command Reference
  27. infacmd ws Command Reference
  28. infacmd xrf Command Reference
  29. infacmd Control Files
  30. infasetup Command Reference
  31. pmcmd Command Reference
  32. pmrep Command Reference
  33. Working with pmrep Files

GenerateAbapProgramToFile

GenerateAbapProgramToFile

Generates the ABAP program for a mapping with SAP table as the source and saves the program as a file. The GenerateAbapProgramToFile command generates the ABAP program for a mapping in the PowerCenter repository. The generated program is saved as a file. You can use the GenerateAbapProgramToFile command for mappings that use SAP tables as the source.
The naming convention for the file is
mappingname_<version>_<program_mode>.ab4
. You must enclose the path and the file name in double quotes. After you generate the ABAP program and save it to a file, use the InstallAbapProgram command to install it on an SAP system.
The GenerateAbapProgramToFile command uses the following syntax:
generateabapprogramtofile -s <folder_name> -m <mapping_name> [-v <version_number>] [-l <log_filename>] -u <user_name> -x <password> -c <connect_string> -t <client> [-y <language>] -p <program_mode (file, stream)> -f <output_file_location> {-e (enable override) -o <override_name> } [-a (authority check)] [-n (use namespace)]
The following table describes pmrep GenerateAbapProgramToFile options and arguments:
Option
Argument
Description
-s
folder_name
Required. The name of the folder that contains the mapping for which the ABAP program needs to be generated.
-m
mapping_name
Required. Name of the mapping.
-v
version_number
Optional. Version number of the mapping. Default is the latest version.
-l
log_filename
Optional. Name of the log file where the information or error messages are written. By default, the log file is created in the directory where you run the command.
-u
user_name
Required. SAP source system connection user name. Must be a user for which you have created a source system connection.
-x
password
Required. Password for the user name. Use the command line program pmpasswd to encrypt the user password.
-c
connect_string
Required. DEST entry defined in the
sapnwrfc.ini
file for a connection to a specific SAP application server or for a connection that uses SAP load balancing.
-t
client
Required. SAP client number.
-y
language
Optional. SAP Logon language. Must be compatible with the PowerCenter Client code page. Default is the language of the SAP system.
-p
program_mode (file, stream)
Required. Mode in which the PowerCenter Integration Service extracts data from the SAP system. Select file or stream.
-f
output_file_location
Required. Location in the local machine where you want to save the ABAP program file.
-e
-
Optional. Overrides the default ABAP program file name.
-o
override_name
Required if you enable override. ABAP program file name.
-a
-
Optional. Adds authority checks to the ABAP program.
-n
-
Optional. Appends a namespace that you registered with SAP to the ABAP program name.

Example

The following example generates an ABAP program and saves it to a file:
generateabapprogramtofile -s folder_name -m mapping_name -l logfile_name -u user_name -x password -c connect_string -t 800 -y EN -p stream -e -o program_name -n -a -f "C:\<informatica_installation_dir>\ABAP_prog"


Updated April 22, 2019