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Enabling Full-Text Search for Business Objects in mySAP ERP
Applies to:
SAP NetWeaver 2004s, mySAP ERP 2005

Summary
The SAP NetWeaver Search Engine Service (SES) for business objects is a simple generic interface to enable indexing and searching of business objects with TREX, SAP NetWeaver’s engine for search and classification. Any business object in the sense of the Business Object Repository (BOR) can implement the
SES methods and is then subject to the SES features, including simple full text and fuzzy search as well as advanced attribute search. The SES is part of the SAP NetWeaver Application Server (AS) ABAP.
Created on: 07 Apr 2006

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Author Bios

Karsten Hohage earned an MSc. in Germany in 1996 and his BSc. in Canada in 1992. From
1996 to 1998, he lent his talents to software journalism in Germany. He has been with SAP since 1999, and is now a Senior Product Specialist for knowledge management in SAP NetWeaver. He also specializes in
SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Search and the search and classification engine TREX.

and Klaus Irle was born in Germany in 1956. He got a master in chemical engineering and an
MBA. After 5 years in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry he joined SAP in 1989. For many years
Klaus worked as a developer on master data objects for technical applications. Today he is the architect in the Enterprise Search (ES) team.

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Table of Contents
Introduction ...................................................................................................................................... 4
Enabled business objects in mySAP ERP 2005.............................................................................. 4
Master Data Operations ........................................................................................................... 5
Master Data Financials............................................................................................................. 5
Master Data HCM..................................................................................................................... 5
Master Data Corporate Services .............................................................................................. 5
Master Data Public Sector........................................................................................................ 5
Configuring, Administrating and Using the SES .............................................................................. 6
Maintain a TREX RFC destination ........................................................................................... 6
Check and configure the object types for indexing .................................................................. 6
Start initial indexing of chosen object types and Indexing........................................................ 7
Monitor the indexing process ................................................................................................... 7
Searching in SAP GUI .............................................................................................................. 7
Extending the Search Engine Service ............................................................................................. 9
Steps to enable an additional business object type for indexing and searching...................... 9
Connecting a user interface to the SES Search API.............................................................. 10
Related Content............................................................................................................................. 12

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Introduction
The search engine service is installed with the SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP (NW AS ABAP) as part of the usage type “AS (Application Server)”. It allows users of business applications in mySAP to retrieve business objects in a simple, Web-search-like manner by…