IDOCCockpit@Pearl is applied to showcase EDI messages which has ended up in the wrong location. This tool are applied in order to be able to handle deviations. Today, a standard transaction /BD87 in SAP already exists, but theIDOCCockpit@Pearl simplifies the deviation management of the IDOC messages for the business. The transaction is called ZIDOC_COCKPIT and are also referred to as ASN Cockpit.
IDOC is an abbreviation for Intermediate document. These are documents which is sent in and out of SAP ERP. Somehow, some of these documents fail due to different causes. This is why these are manually is monitored and thereby fixed. IDOCCockpit@Pearl collects previous solutions: ZIDOC_MONITOR_OVP and ZMM_CONFIRMATION_COCKPIT. The solution are applicable for inbound order confirmations (ORDRSP) and delivery confirmations (DESADV). The solution gives an overview and simplifies the process of handling deviating situations. Here, both EDI messages are posted and unprocessed messages can be handled.
In addition, it runs periodic background tasks for automatic postings. It passes on messages if an unexpected situation happen or deviation appear.
Foremost, the solution focus on EDI messages within material management logistics like, order confirmations, delivery confirmations and inbound invoice. However, it is possible to apply to other relevant areas.