Yet Another Great Step by Step LSMW Tutorial

In an SAP R/3 implementation the data from legacy system (non SAP R/3) needs to be transferred to the SAP system. Periodic data transfer between R/3 and other system (interfacing) is also required. Both of the above form a part of data migration. In SAP, known tools for data migration are:

  • BDC (Batch Data Communication)
  • LSMW (Legacy System Migration Workbench)

This document presents high level view of LSMW and to provides you information about how to use this functionality. Following are the headlines from this study material:

  • Difference between BDC & LSMW
  • What is LSMW ? Principles, Features and Pre-Requisities for LSMW
  • Import methods defined: IDOC’ s,BAPI’s, Standart/Direct Input, Batch Input
  • Step by step procedures for using conversion tool LSMW
  • Step by step procedures for Direct Input Method, Batch Input Method, BAPI in LSMW and so on..

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