KB 108 (ABAP): Enable/Disable ABAP Extractor

Category: Information

Priority: Normal

Platform: ABAP

Version: 1 from 23.03.2021
Version: 2 from 24.10.2022


In order to enable or disable a particular extractor, please follow steps below. Starting from PowerConnect SP 6.04, it is not mandatory to stop PowerConnect jobs, these steps are labeled as optional.

  • Log into the managed system and execute the /n/bnwvs/main transaction.

  • (optional) Disable the PowerConnect batch jobs if they are active by selecting the following buttons.

  • (optional) Confirm the batch jobs have stopped running. The PowerConnect administrative console should look like this.

  • Then go to Administrator → Setup Group Def.

  • Go to the extractor that you would like to enable or disable based on the text in the Group Def field. Change (set or unset) the “Active” flag, and then Save.

  • The Active field should then look like this:

  • (optional) Go back to the PowerConnect administrative console. Restart the PowerConnect batch jobs by clicking the buttons below.

  • The PowerConnect administrative console should match the screen below once the batch jobs have successfully restarted.