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Create an Infoarea in SAP BI/BW

This tutorial will explain step by step procedure to create and delete an Infoarea in SAP BI/BW.

What is Infoarea in SAP BW/BI?

InfoArea is an SAP BI/BW modeling that is used to group similar types of structure objects(info-objects, infocubes, etc) together. It manages InfoCubes and InfoObjects. Each InfoObject resides in an InfoArea and you can define it in a folder that is used to hold similar files together.

How to Create an Infoarea?

Please follow the steps below to create an infoarea:

Execute t-code RSA1 in the SAP command field, It will take you to the Data Warehouse Workbench

RSA1

Now go to:

Modeling ->InfoProvider

infoprovider

Next right-click anywhere is a workbench and select Create an Infoarea option.

create infoarea

Now  provide the following details about the new Infoarea

  • Technical Name: Name for Infoarea
  • Description: Short Description about infoarea

Once you entered all the details press Enter to create the new infoarea

Details

A new Infoarea STE has been created.

New Ifoarea

How to delete an Infoarea?

Please follow the steps below to delete an infoarea:

Execute t-code RSA1 in the SAP command field

RSA1

Next on the Data Warehouse Workbench screen navigate to:

Modeling ->InfoProvider

Infoprovider

Now select the Infoarea you want to delete and go to the Execution section of that infoarea.

Right-click and select the Delete Infoarea option

Next, click on Yes to confirm the deletion of Infoarea

Infoarea deleted