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SAP NetWeaver MDM 7.1 Administrator's Guide

Uday Rao

Don't just manage – Excel at managing your master data with SAP NetWeaver MDM 7.1 using this book and eBook
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849682145
Paperback336 pages

About This Book

  • Written in an easy-to-follow manner, and in simple language
  • Step-by-step procedures that take you from basic to advanced administration of SAP MDM in no time
  • Learn various techniques for effectively managing master data using SAP MDM 7.1 with illustrative screenshots

Who This Book Is For

This book will appeal to administrators who are responsible for implementing and managing SAP NetWeaver MDM in their systems. Basic knowledge of MDM is desirable, but not knowledge of SAP NetWeaver MDM. If you are already familiar with NetWeaver it will be easy for you to follow the book.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: MDM Scenarios and Fundamentals
Master Data Management
MDM scenarios
MDM Server know how
Chapter 2: Getting to Know the MDM Console
Launching the MDM Console
MDM Console main window
Configuration parameters
Keyboard shortcuts
Chapter 3: Accessing the MDM System
Accessing the MDM servers
MDM repository properties
Accessing the MDM repository
Chapter 4: MDM Repository Maintenance
Working with MDM repositories
Working with tables and fields
Working with tuples
Chapter 5: MDM Repository Administration
Appropriating an MDM repository
Updating an MDM repository
Verifying an MDM repository
Duplicating an MDM repository
Maintaining a master/slave repository
Repository archive and unarchive
MDM schema transportation
Chapter 6: Server Administration
Accessing MDM servers
Logs, traces, and reports
MDS configuration
DBMS settings
Chapter 7: Import Server Administration
Master Data Import Server
MDIS's Ports
Virtual Extended Records
Using the MDIS
Exception handling
The MDIS configuration
Chapter 8: Syndication Server Administration
Master Data Syndication Server
Using MDSS
MDSS configuration
Syndication tips
Chapter 9: MDM System Administration
MDM security: at a glance
Managing MDM users, roles, and privileges
Trusted connections
Additional system tables
Chapter 10: Security
Users, roles, and authentication
Network and communication security
MDM server configuration
Authorization concepts and management
Content security
MDM file locations and file system security
Chapter 11: MDM Integration Scenarios
MDM BI integration
MDM XI/PI integration
MDM Portal integration

What You Will Learn

  • Explore SAP NetWeaver MDM Business Scenarios
  • Configure the MDM Console, MDM Server, MDM repository, and the DBMS
  • Gain an overview of MDM Servers and repositories
  • Create, delete, and modify repository tables and repository fields
  • Maintain the integrity of your MDM repositories by backing up and restoring them
  • Configure the MDM server and its underlying DBMS using the available options
  • Load source data files into repositories using import maps
  • Automate the syndication process using the Syndication Server
  • Gain an overview of the daily administration tasks
  • Perform SAP authorization and administration tasks related to security
  • Understand integration of MDM with various SAP NetWeaver components

In Detail

SAP Master Data Management (SAP MDM) enables information integrity across the business network, in a heterogeneous IT landscape. SAP MDM enables the sharing of harmonized master data, formerly trapped in multiple systems, and ensures cross-system data consistency. This book will guide you through all the aspects of this software making it possible for you to get optimum output.

This book is a step-by-step tutorial that shows you how to successfully administer SAP NetWeaver MDM 7.1. You will learn to plan and manage master data with SAP NetWeaver MDM. The book highlights best practices and life cycle implementation using MDM and the concepts behind various aspects of SAP MDM administration.


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