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SAP ILM and Data Archiving: Customer- Specific Developments

Skills Gained This course will prepare you to: -Describe the logic of an archiving object and its programs (write, read, delete, ...) -Create ILM-Objects -Create customer-specific archiving objects...

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$2,601 USD GSA  $2,358.59
Course Code BIT670-v012
Duration 3 days
Available Formats Virtual, Classroom

Skills Gained

  • This course will prepare you to:
       -Describe the logic of an archiving object and its programs (write, read, delete, ...)
       -Create ILM-Objects
       -Create customer-specific archiving objects and their programs
       -Make already used customer-specific archiving objects ILM-ready
       -Create field catalogs and infostructures in SAP AS
       -Realize the display of archived original documents via SAP ARCHIVELINK to an R/3-Business object in SAP AS
       -Understand the logic of a data destruction object and its programs (write, setupprogram)
       -Create customer specific data destruction objects and their programs

Who Can Benefit

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Architect
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Developer
  • Development Consultant
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Industry Specialist
  • Program/Project Manager
  • Solution Architect
  • System Architect


  • Essential:
       -Good ABAP knowledge
  • Recommended:

Course Details

Course Content

  • Data Archiving Process
       -Describe the data archiving process
       -Explain the components involved
       -Provide an overview of SAP Information Lifecycle Management
       -Name the drivers and problems related to Information Lifecycle Management
       -List the components of Information Lifecycle Management
       -Decide which ILM functionality should be used for your objects
  • ADK Development Tools
       -List the components of the ADK programming interface
       -Explain the advantages and usage of archiving classes
  • ILM Objects
       -List the components of an ILM-enabled archiving object
       -Describe what an ILM object is and where and how it is defined
       -Explain how customers can enhance an ILM object without making modifications
  • Archiving Object and the Writing and Delete Program
       -Name the programs that are in the scope of an archiving object
       -Program the structure and logic of archive write programs
       -Describe the steps necessary to enable existing archive write programs for ILM
       -Describe the logic of delete programs
       -Create delete programs
       -Explain the procedure for creating a new archiving object
       -Get to know the components of an archiving object
       -Explain the procedure for enhancing a standard archiving object
  • Sequential Read Programs
       -Create a sequential read program
       -Read out data that archiving classes wrote to the archive in a read program
  • Index-based Read Programs
       -Create field catalogs in SAP AS
       -Write index-based read programs or add index accesses to existing ones
       -Display optically archived original documents
  • Data Destruction Objects
       -Name the programs contained in the scope of a data destruction object
       -Create the program for a data destruction object
       -Use transaction ILM_DESTRUCTION to work with data destruction objects
  • Appendix
       -Create business views in SAP AS


  • This course requires the knowledge provided in the training BIT660.
  • In this BIT670 training, the participants will create own archiving and read programs in ABAP.

Course based on software release

  • The training system is SAP ERP 6.0 EhP8. The knowledge you acquire from this training can be beneficially reused for higher releases of SAP S/4HANA on-premise and also for SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private edition.