(Graphic User Interface)
A graphical interface used by SAP environment as part of
the three tiers. Also known as frontend.
(Implementation Management Guide)
It is a hierarchical structure that reflects the R/3 component
hierarchy and contains every configuration activity. Released
from version 3.0 onwards.
It means application server and each one has its own set
of work processes.
A set of three letters or number that identify a system.
Some sets are not allowed because they are used by SAP.
They are informed when the system is installed.
ITS (Internet Transaction Server)
It links the R/3 application server with one or more Web
servers, thus enabling the R/3 to communicate with the Internet.
OSS (Online Service System)
SAP's Online Service System offers fast and effective help
for R/3 System problems. It is also the basic element of
communications between customers, partners, and SAP.
(Remote Function Call)
A way to implement communication between application programs
via Abap/4 function call.
An IDoc is a data container for data exchange between SAP
systems or between an SAP system and an external system.
– SAP’s terminology for the functionality that purges transactions
and master data from the SAP database.
The SAP literature states that archived data can
be restored to the production system.
For practical purposes however, this is not recommended.
– An acronym for Data Archiving and Retention Tool.
This is SAP functionality which allows you to periodically
extract and retain data from your R/3 system.
The data is extracted into a sequential file.
DART provides tools for viewing the retained data
in different ways.
Data – As used
in this document, this refers to the requirements imposed
by the IRS, State tax authorities and other tax authorities
for the long-term retention of business data to support
taxes paid and other legal requirements.
As used in this document, this refers to the requests from
customers, vendors or employees for business data.
– As used in this document, this refers to data that is
used by management for business decisions.