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 Compliance Relevant Data Exchange, Electronic Logbook


Technical Data

Technical Name of Business Function


Type of Business Function

Enterprise Business Function

Available As Of

SAP Enhancement Package 3 for SAP ERP 6.0

Technical Usage

Discrete Industries and Mill Products

Application Component

Logbook (IS-ADEC-LBK)

Maintenance Event Builder (IS-ADEC-MEB)

Directly Dependent Business Function Requiring Activation in Addition

Enterprise Extension PLM (EA-PLM)

You can use this business function to transfer data to the existing Logbook function in ERP using the services. All flights are captured with notification for possible defects and measurements are exchanged including status updates used by the pilot. The service enabled interface gives a provision for automatic updates from on board units used by airplanes, trucks or cars.


You have installed the following components as of the version mentioned:

Type of Component


Is Needed Only for the Following Features

Software Component




Not relevant

SAP Enterprise Services

As of software component version EA-APPL 603, namespace

Not relevant

The following Customizing activities have to be used to enable the function: :

Plant Maintenance and Customer Service->Maintenance and Service Processing->Logbook->Define Log Entry Types Plant Maintenance and Customer Service->Maintenance and Service Processing->Logbook ->Business Add-Ins->Add-In: Log Entry Type Subscreen.

After the required customizing is maintained, Logbook has to be created for the technical object before the enterprise services for logbook is used.


The following new functions are available if you activate the business function:

  • The deferral screen for log notifications has been modified to incorporate two new fields Deferral Type and Deferral Document Reference.

  • A new BAdI Log Entry Type Subscreen is provided

  • The following processes are service enabled:

    • Create / Change / Read Log Entry Details

    • Complete Log Entry

    • Link / Unlink Measurement Documents to a Log Entry

    • Link / Unlink Maintenance Request to a Log Entry

    • Maintain Maintenance Request Deferral information

    • Find Log Entry by Technical Object