Transaction SHDB – Batch Input Recorder

Transaction code SHDB is used for batch Input Recorder (Transaction Recorder) to record a series of transactions and their screens.

It mainly used for

  • Data transfer programs that use batch input or CALL TRANSACTION
  • Batch input sessions
  • Test data
  • Function modules.

Steps to create a transaction recording

  1. Enter the transaction code SHDB.
  2. Enter a name for recording.
  3. Choose create button
  4. Enter the transaction code which we want to record
  5. Choose Continue
  6. Execute the transaction
  7. Choose Get Transaction if no errors occurred
  8. Choose next Transaction if we want to record any other transactions also. And continue the steps from 4
  9. Save after the recording finished

Steps to process a recorded transaction

  1. Enter the transaction code SHDB
  2. Choose Overview
  3. Point your mouse to the corresponding recording
  4. Choose execute
  5. Enter the processing mode (A , E or N)
  6. Enter the update mode (A, S or L )
  7. Press Enter

Steps to Generate a BI session from the recording

  1. Enter the transaction code SHDB
  2. Choose Overview
  3. Point your mouse to the corresponding recording
  4. Choose Generate Session
  5. Enter a name for Session
  6. Choose Continue
Also Read : ABAP Tutorial Home page -> SAP BDC -> Difference between CALL TRANSACTION USING and batch Input Session methods -> ABAP Transaction codes