The following section describes the functions of the Query component of Board Connector.

Warning! Missing Authorization To use the SAP Query component, access to the designated authority objects (RFC) in SAP must be available. For more information, refer to the knowledge base article SAP User Rights: SAP Query.

Tip: To get information on the basics of Board Connector, refer to Getting Started with Board Connector.

Note: The Query component refers to queries that can be created by the SAP transactions SQ02 and SQ01.
If you want to use a BW Query as a data source, see BW InfoCubes and BExQueries.

How to use the SAP Query component #

  1. Create a new extraction by clicking [New] in the main window of the Designer. The window “Create Extraction” opens.
  2. Select an SAP connection from the drop-down menu in Source and enter a unique name for your extraction.
  3. Select the extraction type / component and click [OK] to confirm. The main window of the component opens automatically.

The extraction is now listed in the main window of the Designer. Double click the extraction to open the main window of the component. The majority of the functions of the component can be accessed using the main window.

More information on working with the SAP Query component is provided in the following sections.

Defining a Query Extraction

Variants and Selections

Extraction Settings

Runtime Parameters