How to setup Workflow Push Notifications in SAP Fiori 2.0


Dear SAPLearners, in this blog post we will learn how to setup workflow push notification in SAP Fiori 2.0

This is 3 parts blog series. In previous part1 and part2 blog post we have performed required configuration steps in frontend and backend systems.

Part1) Fiori Notification configuration steps in frontend system(Gateway Hub)

Part2) Fiori Notification configuration steps in backend system(S/4 HANA)

In this part3 blog post we will test the notification by using a demo notification provider.

Lets get started.

1. Logon to backend system(S/4 HANA)

2. Run the transaction code /N/IWNGW/BEP_DEMO and enter the following details.After entering the details, click “Execute” button

3. After executing, the screen will display as below. A demo notification is successfully created.

4. Logon to Fiori Launchpad for the user entered in step-1, you will see the badge count.

5. Click Notification icon to open the notifications list, you will see the notification you created.

Congrats!! you have successfully configured notifications in Fiori.

Now that we have all configurations in place and working. Lets look at how we can enable notifications for SAP Business Workflows.

SAP Business Workflow as Notification Provider

To enable push notifications for business workflows like approve purchase order, we have to perform below steps

  • Activate the SAP Business Workflow Notification Provider
  • Activate a Task or Workflow decision step

Activate Workflow Notification Provider

To activate the workflow notification provider,

Navigate to below SPRO path to activate the workflow notification provider

Activate Task or Workflow Step

1. Run transaction code SWF_PUSH_NOTIF1 and click on “Execute”

2. Click “Change” button and click “Create New Entry” button to create a new entry in the table.Create an entry for the task or workflow step for which you want to create push notifications for

For the demo purpose, I will use WS30000015(Process notification of absence).

Task NumberEnter a Task or Workflow
Workflow StepDepends on the Task Number column.
If task number is entered, then this field is disabled.
If workflow is entered, then define a step, outcome or operator
ActivateThis field specifies if Push Notifications for the corresponding step should be enabled
GroupableThis field defines whether notifications of a same tasks can be combined and groupable text
can be maintained.

Now that we have enabled push notifications for workflow. You can test by creating a Leave Absence in SWXF transaction.

Congrats!! we have finally performed all required configurations to configure push notifications in SAP Fiori 2.0

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