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 Notify of Utilities Device Smart Meter Text as Bulk

 

To send a text notification to a Utilities device smart meter as bulk.

Technical Data

Entity Type

Service Operation

Software Component Version

IS-UT 606

Release State

released

Technical Name

UtilitiesDeviceERPSmartMeterTextBulkNotification_Out

Namespace

http://sap.com/xi/IS-U/Global2

Application Component

IS-U

Category

SAP A2A

Direction

outbound

Mode

asynchronous

Idempotency

not applicable

Change/Update Behavior

not applicable

P2P Communication Enabled

yes

Business Context and Use

The Notify of Utilities Device Smart Meter Text as Bulk outbound service operation allows you to send text messages to any smart meter device that can receive text, such as an in-house display that is connected to a smart meter. The call center or the back office agent can use this new communication path to send messages to the smart meter display. The system can also automatically send dunning notifications to the smart meter display.

Features

This outbound operation is used to send text messages to the smart meter. The meter data unification and synchronization (MDUS) system is used to communicate with the smart meter. The notification message is sent to the advanced metering system (AMS) as a mass process.

To send the text messages to the smart meter, the following information is needed:

  • UtilitiesDeviceID

  • SmartMeter: Utilities Advanced Metering System ID

  • Text:

    • ID

    • CreationDateTime

  • TextPlainContent: Text

For more information, see the UtilisDvceERPSmrtMtrTxtBulkNotifMsg message data type.

Processing

For more information, see Bulk, Bundle, Collection.

Message Types

  • Utilities Device ERP Smart Meter Text Bulk Notification

Notes on SAP Implementation

Switch Framework

To use this service operation, you must activate the Utilities business function set (ISU_UTIL_1).

Configuration

Users must have the proper authorization to send messages to devices in the SAP for Utilities back-end system (authorization object E_AMI_MSG).

Enhancements

The BAdI for Utilities Device Smart Meter Text Notification as Bulk (ISU_SE_DEVICESMTXTBLKNOO_ASYN) Business Add-In (BAdI) is available for this operation. This BAdI definition is found in enhancement spot ISU_SPOT_SE_DEVICE.

This BAdI allows you to create customer-specific logic for outbound mapping of application data. The implementations are sorted according to the field layer of a BAdI implementation, for example, SAP standard, partner, or customer.