Welcome to the Online Help of Xtract for Alteryx.

Xtract for Alteryx is a plug-in for Alteryx Designer and Server. Xtract for Alteryx enables integrating data from the SAP system into the data flow of your Alteryx solution.

Available Components #


Tip: For a short introduction into the product, see Getting Started with Alteryx.

Extraction Types #

The following extraction types are available within Xtract for Alteryx: Xfa_components

  • Xtract BAPI - calls BAPIs and RFC function modules and can be used for read and write access to SAP.
  • Xtract Cube - extracts data from BW Queries and BW Cubes, MultiProviders and other InfoProviders.
  • Xtract Hierarchy - extracts hierarchies from SAP BW systems.
  • Xtract ODP - extracts data from DataSources, CDS views, BW objects, and HANA Views using Operational Data Provisioning (ODP) framework.
  • Xtract Query - extracts ERP queries. Note: not BEx queries supplied by Xtract Cube.
  • Xtract Report - extracts data from most standard and custom ABAP reports and SAP transactions.
  • Xtract Table - extracts data from SAP tables and views; allows joining several tables on the SAP side.

Note: An SAP Connection is a requirement for using any of Xtract for Alteryx components.

Depending on the type of SAP source system, there are different scenarios when using the components: The overview below shows you for which component read (R) and write (W) rights are available.

Component ERP BW
Xtract BAPI R/W R/W
Xtract Cube   R
Xtract Hierarchy   R
Xtract ODP R R
Xtract Query R  
Xtract Report R R
Xtract Table R R

Note: Further scenarios and combinations are possible.

More information on functions of Xtract for Alteryx is provided in the following sections:

About this Online Help


SAP Connection

Getting Started with Xtract for Alteryx

Xtract BAPI

Xtract Cube

Xtract Hierarchy

Xtract ODP (Operational Data Provisioning)

Xtract Query

Xtract Report

Xtract Table

SAP Customizing - Custom Function Module

Sample Workflows