The following section describes the functions of the Xtract Report component of Xtract IS.
The Xtract IS Report component is a data source for SSIS that enables ABAP report execution and processing of the output in SSIS data flow.

Note: The Report component requires installation of the custom function module Z_XTRACT_IS_REMOTE_REPORT in your SAP system. For detailed information, see Install Report Custom Fuction Module.

Warning! Missing Authorization To use the Report 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: Report.

Tip: To get information on the basics, refer to Getting Started with Xtract IS.

General Workflow #


Custom Reports #

The extraction of custom reports (Z reports) is possible if the report returns a table-like structure in SAP.

Note: Issues specific to Z reports are not included in the scope of support provided by Theobald Software.

How to use the Xtract Report component #

  1. Define a valid connection manager that connects to an SAP system, see Connection Manager.
  2. Drag&drop the Xtract component from the SSIS toolbox into your data flow task.

  3. Double-click the component. The main window of the component opens. The majority of the functions of the component can be accessed using the main window.

More information on working with the Xtract Report component is provided in the following sections:

Defining a Report Extraction

Variants and Selections

Define Columns and Rows