SAP IDoc parse failure / Fehler beim Übergeben einer SAP iDOC

Problem: Sending to SAP failes with parse error on ET-Connector side Error on preparing IDoc through SAP JCo repository check: (7) IDOC_ERROR_PARSE_FAILURE: An IDocIllegalTypeException occurred while parsing IDoc-XML for type <ORDERS05>: state=READING_FIELD_STARTTAG, charPosition=4804, lineNumber=165, columnNumber=20 -> (4) IDOC_ERROR_ILLEGAL_TYPE: Segment type “ZEDI_POS” is not a valid child segment type. DOCUMENT: type=ORDERS05, number=2017-10-273090; SEGMENT: type=E1EDP01, definition=E2EDP01007 IDoc […]

ET-Connector Release Info 8.0.12566

– NEW: Workflow item ‘FileUsage- From’ has option to parse file usages of type XML or not – NEW: MDN signature has option to send the certificate – NEW: FTP server can stream data – NEW: Digest authentication – NEW: Test method for scheduled services FTP & POP3 – NEW: Max age parameter for FILE, […]

Problems sending to PEPPOL network

The PEPPOL transport module of ET-Connector handles the sending to the peppol network by looking up the service-meta-publisher database to get the certificate and the URL of the destination access point. Furthermore it generates the Standard business document header (SBDH). ET-Connector expects as DATA-IN X-Path selection the standard business document payload (BIS). The errors, that […]

How to setup access to the PEPPOL network.

The PEPPOL network enables businesses across Europe to communicate electronically with public buyers in various stages of the procurement process. Send to the PEPPOL network Select your access point certificate Select the SML zone: PRODUCTION: TEST: Set sender and recipient ID’s Select from the list of processes of PEPPOL Change schema only if […]

ET-Connector Release Info 8.0.12441

– NEW: ZUGFeRD 1.0 support (BETA) (see including PDF/A 3B validation – NEW: Add raw() function to Java template toolkit, see – NEW: Worfklow item DatabaseTO supports field type selection depending on selected database connection – NEW: Maximum concurrent transactions at ‘Queue options’ can throttle the queue concurrent transports – NEW: Workflow item […]

Excel Vorlage – Spalten Formatierung

Problem: Die Excel Formatierungen von Spalten/Zellen wird nicht übernommen. Lösung: Die Excel Spalten müssen mit entsprechenden Werten gefüllt werden, anschließend kann die Formatierung vorgenomen werden. Ist die Formatierung gespeichert, können die Inhalte der Spalten wieder gelöscht werden, ohne dass die Formatierung verloren geht.

Transport File: Filename parameter from ET 8.0.12238

Problem: The transport FILE item had a prefix and an extension before and are merged into one parameter file name. An index has been added to the filename before in case of duplicate filenames (i.e. _0, _1, _2, etc.) Solution: Use the “insert::<X-Path>” syntax to make filenames dynamic, i.e. “insert::index()” “insert::index(..)” –> If the upper […]

Transport SAP send problem: Error on preparing IDoc: Unable to get meta data for IDoc type xxx with extension xxx: RELATION_NOT_FOUND -> RELATION_NOT_FOUND

Problem: A SAP transport fails with error Unable to get meta data for IDoc type xxx with extension xxx: RELATION_NOT_FOUND -> RELATION_NOT_FOUND Solution: The relation between Idoc type and extension is not released to the SAP repository. A release must be performed on SAP side by SAP admins. Goto WE30 or WE31: In this example […]

How to unescape values in templates (i.e. for CDATA section in XML) by using the raw() function

Problem: HTML code should be placed inside a XML document, but the template converts (escapes) the data to XML. <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?> <productRequest> <product> <subtitle>TEST &amp; Co</subtitle> <!– OK –> <productDescription><![CDATA[&lt;br&gt:Aus Aluminium in trendiger Farbgebung. &lt;br&gt;]]></productDescription> <!– Not OK –> </product> </productRequest> Solution: Use the template raw() function to prevent syntax escaping: <subtitle>[% Field1.0 %]</subtitle> […]

How to generate ZUGFeRD invoices

ZUGFeRD invoices are a standard for sending invoices in a PDF document containing an XML file as PDF attachment. Please refer to for further details of the standard. ET-Connector from release 8.0.12304 is able to generate invoices according to ZUGFeRD according to the following steps: You have to license both the PDF Concatenator and […]

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