Salesforce to S/4HANA Cloud Order Migration

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This template moves a large set of order objects from Salesforce to SAP S/4HANA Cloud. Order objects are upserted so that migration can be executed multiple times without worrying concerns about duplicating information. This template uses MuleSoft's batching capabilities to move a large set of data easily and transparently from Salesforce into SAP S/4HANA Cloud.


  • Anypoint platform Enterprise Edition subscription or a trial account.
  • An entitlement to the Anypoint connector for SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

This Anypoint template serves as a foundation for setting an online sync of orders from Salesforce to SAP S/4HANA.

Use this template if you would like to sync orders from Salesforce to SAP S/4HANA sales orders in manner of one time synchronization by browse toting the HTTP endpoint. The template will fetch all orders by specified criteria and send it to SAP S/4HANA to create/update sales order. Requirements have been set not only to be used as examples, but also to establish a starting point to adapt your integration to your requirements.

As implemented, this template leverages the Mule batch module. The batch job is divided into Process and On Complete stages.

The integration is triggered by the HTTP endpoint to fetch all the Salesforce Orders suitable for migration. Fetched orders are passed to the batch as input. In the batch the sales order is fetched from SAP S/4HANA by its order number. If it exists, its sales order identifier is resolved against SAP S/4HANA. If it doesn't exist, then new sales order is fetched from SAP S/4HANA. Afterwards every sales order from Salesforce is sent to SAP S/4HANA where it is asynchronously updated or created. Finally during the On Complete stage the template logs output statistics data into the console and sends a notification e-mail with the results of the batch execution.


​To make this template run, there are certain preconditions that must be considered. All of them deal with the preparations in both source (Salesforce) and destination (SAP S4Hana) systems, that must be made for the template to run smoothly.

Failing to do so could lead to unexpected behavior of the template.

Before using this template, you may want to check out this Documentation Page, that will teach you how to work

with SAP S/4HANA and Anypoint Studio.

Salesforce Considerations

Here's what you need to know about Salesforce to get this template to work:

As a Data Source

If the user who configured the template for the source system does not have at least read only permissions for the fields that are fetched, then an InvalidFieldFault API fault displays.

java.lang.RuntimeException: [InvalidFieldFault [ApiQueryFault
[ApiFault  exceptionCode='INVALID_FIELD'
exceptionMessage='Account.Phone, Account.Rating, Account.RecordTypeId,
ERROR at Row:1:Column:486
No such column 'RecordTypeId' on entity 'Account'. If you are attempting to
use a custom field, be sure to append the '__c' after the custom field name.
Reference your WSDL or the describe call for the appropriate names.'

SAP S/4HANA Considerations

Here's what you need to know to get this template to work with SAP S/4HANA.

As a Data Destination

Here's what you need to know about SAP S/4HANA to get this template to work.

Run it!

Simple steps to get this template running.

Running On Premises

In this section we help you run this template on your computer.

Where to Download Anypoint Studio and the Mule Runtime

If you are new to Mule, download this software:

Note: Anypoint Studio requires JDK 8.

Importing a Template into Studio

In Studio, click the Exchange X icon in the upper left of the taskbar, log in with your Anypoint Platform credentials, search for the template, and click Open.

Running on Studio

After you import your template into Anypoint Studio, follow these steps to run it:

  • Locate the properties file, in src/main/resources.
  • Complete all the properties required as per the examples in the "Properties to Configure" section.
  • Right click the template project folder.
  • Hover your mouse over Run as.
  • Click Mule Application (configure).
  • Inside the dialog, select Environment and set the variable mule.env to the value dev.
  • Click Run.After you import your template into Anypoint Studio, follow these steps to run it:
  • Locate the properties file, in src/main/resources.
  • Complete all the properties required as per the examples in the "Properties to Configure" section.
  • Right click the template project folder.
  • Hover your mouse over Run as.
  • Click Mule Application (configure).
  • Inside the dialog, select Environment and set the variable mule.env to the value dev.
  • Click Run.

In order to make this template run on Anypoint Studio there are a few extra steps that needs to be made.

Please check this Documentation Page:

Running on Mule Standalone

Update the properties in one of the property files, for example in, and run your app with a corresponding environment variable. In this example, use mule.env=prod.

Running on CloudHub

When creating your application in CloudHub, go to Runtime Manager > Manage Application > Properties to set the environment variables listed in "Properties to Configure" as well as the mule.env value.

Deploying a Template in CloudHub

In Studio, right click your project name in Package Explorer and select Anypoint Platform > Deploy on CloudHub.

Properties to Configure

To use this template, configure properties such as credentials, configurations, etc.) in the properties file or in CloudHub from Runtime Manager > Manage Application > Properties. The sections that follow list example values.

Application Configuration

Application Configuration

  • http.port 9090
  • page.size 1000

SoldToParty Configuration: The sold-to party is contractually responsible for sales orders.

  • s4hana.soldToParty 123456

Watermarking default last query timestamp e.g. 2017-12-13T03:00:59Z

  • watermark.default.expression 2019-07-13T03:00:59Z

SalesForce Connector Configuration

  • sfdc.username bob.dylan@sfdc
  • sfdc.password DylanPassword123
  • sfdc.securityToken avsfwCUl7apQs56Xq2AKi3X

SAP S/4HANA Connector Configuration

  • s4hana.baseUrl
  • s4hana.username your.s4hana.username
  • s4hana.password your.s4hana.password

SMTP Services Configuration

  • smtp.port 587
  • smtp.user
  • smtp.password password

Email Details

  • mail.from
  • mail.subject Batch Job Finished Report​

API Calls

There are no particular considerations for this template regarding API calls

Customize It!

This brief guide provides a high level understanding of how this template is built and how you can change it according to your needs. As Mule applications are based on XML files, this page describes the XML files used with this template. More files are available such as test classes and Mule application files, but to keep it simple, we focus on these XML files:

  • config.xml
  • businessLogic.xml
  • endpoints.xml
  • errorHandling.xml


This file provides the configuration for connectors and configuration properties. Only change this file to make core changes to the connector processing logic. Otherwise, all parameters that can be modified should instead be in a properties file, which is the recommended place to make changes.


Functional aspect of the template is implemented on this XML, directed by one flow responsible of executing the logic.

For the purpose of this particular template the mainFlow just executes the Batch Job which handles all the logic of it.

This flow has Error Handling that basically consists on invoking the On Error Propagate Component defined in errorHandling.xml file.


This is the file where you will found the inbound and outbound sides of your integration app.

This Template has a HTTP Listener Connector as the way to trigger the use case.

Trigger Flow

HTTP Listener Connector - Start Report Generation

  • ${http.port} is set as a property to be defined either on a property file or in CloudHub environment variables.

  • The path configured by default is migrateorders and you are free to change for the one you prefer.

  • The host name for all endpoints in your CloudHub configuration should be defined as localhost. CloudHub will then route requests from your application domain URL to the endpoint.


This file handles how your integration reacts depending on the different exceptions. This file provides error handling that is referenced by the main flow in the business logic.


OrganizationMulesoft Inc.
Published by
MuleSoft Organization
Published onNov 28, 2019
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