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SAP Ariba Release Readiness Resources

 





   2020 Releases Feature List
 


  Detailed information on all features can be found in the release guides.  Supplemental knowledge transfer materials are available below for some features. 

Ariba Network Release Guides

 


 

  Sourcing      
  Feature Name & Description Learn More Release  
  Japanese auction enhancements [SS-13655]
This feature provides several enhancements to Japanese auctions, including improvements to notifications and messaging and the ability to require suppliers to bid on an item.
see release guide 2002  
  Bid spreadsheet formatting improvements [SSR-1127]
This feature provides improvements to bid spreadsheet formatting in SAP Ariba Sourcing.
see release guide 2002  
  Enhancements to email bidding to support Excel file-based bidding [SS-15449]
Enhancements to the email bidding feature enable buyers to create RFP and RFI events where the bid sheet is sent to suppliers as an Excel file attached to the event invitation email. This enhancement enables the suppliers to enter their response to the event in the Excel file and submit their response as an email attachment without logging on to the Ariba portal. 

2005  
  Allow supplier to change currency after bidding on a sourcing event [SSR-837]
Allows suppliers to change the bid currency after submitting an initial bid for a sourcing event.
see release guide 2005  
  Support for separate envelopes for primary and alternative bids [SS-15693]
This feature ensures the primary and alternative bids are contained in separate envelopes enabling the team members to evaluate the responses separately.
see release guide 2008  
  Enhancements to Excel-file-based email bidding [SS-16570]
This feature introduces various enhancements to the Excel-file-based email bidding feature to improve the user experience. The key enhancements include:

* Support for event prerequisites 
* Bidder agreement as an attachment to the event invitation email
* Option for suppliers to opt out of an event and further notifications related to the event by declining the event invitation
* Response team-related email enhancements such as localized emails, names of response team members in the invitation email, notification about new members in a response team, and improved handling of success and failure messages for bid submission
see release guide 2008
 
         
  Strategic Sourcing for Industries      
  Feature Name & Description Learn More Release  
  Ability to upload bill of materials (BOM) by using CSV files [DMS-3695]
This feature enables product sourcing users to import BOM data from external systems that are not integrated with SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing Suite and helps you perform sourcing activity, such as establishing suppliers, estimating costs, and defining high-level contracts with suppliers, based on the imported BOM data.
2002  
  Ability to capture detailed cost breakdowns [DMS-5695]
This feature gives buyers the ability to capture cost breakdown information directly in SAP Ariba Sourcing using cost group functionality and cost sheets. Buyers can create multiple cost groups, enabling suppliers to enter pricing information and custom content as part of the sourcing event. Buyers can then transfer the cost breakdown information from the sourcing event directly to product sourcing. Additionally, the feature provides an API to transfer the entire supplier bid information to an external system.

2002  
  Support for notes with SAP S/4HANA integration [DMS-10357]
This feature enables buyers to send and receive information between SAP S/4 HANA and SAP Ariba as notes in a sourcing request.

see release guide

2005  
  Support for attachment with SAP S/4 HANA integration [DMS-10358]
This feature enables buyers to send documents as attachments along with the RFQ data back and forth between SAP S/4HANA and SAP Ariba.

see release guide

2005  
  Autofill simple RFQ terms from previous RFQ's [DMS-10848]
SAP Ariba automatically identifies existing simple RFx events with the same materials and supplier and automatically prepopulates newly created events with the terms from the last existing event.

see release guide

2005  
  Enable pricing conditions for basket lots [DMS-9152]
This feature allows pricing conditions to be set for basket lots.

see release guide

2005  
  Product questionnaires [SSR-796]
This feature allows buyers to collect detailed specifications for each item within a sourcing event using product questionnaires. Questionnaires are specific to a product category so that when an item from the product category is added to an event as a line item, the product questionnaire is associated with that line item.

2005  
  Usability enhancements to the cost breakdown functionality [DMS-11261]
This feature provides enhancements to the cost breakdown functionality for buyers and suppliers in SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing Suite.

The enhancements enable buyers to perform the following tasks:
* Define a formula for the Price term in the RFP event template based on the cost group total values
* Configure multiple cost group terms as rollup terms
* Add cost groups to analytical reports
* Export an event with cost groups to an external system for analysis
* Import the cost group content of a line item to an event from an Excel file

The enhancements enable suppliers to perform the following tasks:

* Export an event with cost groups to an external system for analysis
* Submit bids for an event with cost groups by using an Excel file

This feature also introduces a streamlined and enhanced user interface, Cost breakdown. The Cost breakdown user interface page allows the buyers and suppliers to view and edit the cost groups content in a single page.
see release guide 2008  
         
  Contracts      
  Feature Name & Description Learn More Release  
  Purchasing Contract (Outline Agreement) integration support from SAP Ariba Contracts to SAP S/4 HANA Cloud  [SC-9154]
This feature describes the setup for the integration between SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP Ariba Contracts through SAP Cloud Integration Gateway. Buyers using SAP Ariba Contracts can create and send contracts with the document category, outline agreement or scheduling agreement to SAP S/4HANA Cloud.
2002  
  Central Contracts integration support from SAP Ariba Contracts to SAP S/4HANA Cloud [SC-10438]
This feature allows for the integration of central contracts between SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP Ariba Contracts through SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway. Buyers using SAP Ariba Contracts can create and send contracts with the document category, Central Contract, to SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

2005  
  Scheduling Agreement integration support from SAP Ariba Contracts to SAP S/4HANA Cloud [SC-10740]
This feature enables buyers using the Contract Management with SAP Ariba Contracts (4AZ) integration scenario to publish contracts from SAP Ariba Contracts to S/4HANA Cloud to create and update scheduling agreements. The scheduling agreement integration supports both LP and LPA documents. The documents can contain the header and up to 2000 line items that include materials and free text items. 
 2008  
  Enhancements to Contract for Central Procurement with SAP Ariba Contracts (4B0) to support advanced pricing conditions and scales in central contracts [SC-11270]
This feature enables buyers using the Contract for Central Procurement with SAP Ariba Contracts (4B0) to support advanced pricing conditions and scales in central contracts. Central contracts can now include multiple price validity periods and quantity scales. SAP S/4HANA Cloud returns a response containing a Document ID or number, which is updated in the contract workspace in SAP Ariba Contracts in the Related ID field. This document ID is the Central Contract document number which was created in SAP S/4HANA Cloud, and the line item numbers are updated against the line items in the contract workspace in SAP Ariba Contracts.
2008
 
  Simplified Excel import of line items [SC-8889]
This feature enables you to quickly add line items, including material master line items, to contract workspaces in SAP Ariba Contracts from a Microsoft Excel document. You can specify term values for line items, such as quantity and price. You can also specify values for custom terms.
2008  
         
  Supplier Management & Risk      
  Feature Name & Description Learn More Release  
  Ability to remind suppliers to submit periodic registration updates [SM-16802]
This feature adds configuration options that allow you to remind suppliers to update registration questionnaires at periodic intervals so that those questionnaires always contain current information.
2005  
  Ability for buyer to configure sender name in invitation emails [SM-18117]
This feature adds a new template-level setting that allows template creators to specify a custom sender name for external registration questionnaires. This custom sender name replaces the generic system alias in the "From" field in new registration invitations and invitation reminders. You can use this setting to specify an alias for an entity in your organization that suppliers are likely to recognize, such as a supplier onboarding group.
2005  
  New email notifications for supplier registration reminders [SM-18305]
This feature adds new email notification templates for reminding suppliers to complete their registrations.  These templates include language that is specific to supplier registrations and links to registration questionnaires.
2005  
  Pending Approval status for supplier view of questionnaires [SM-18459]
This feature adds the Pending Approval questionnaire status to the supplier view of questionnaires.
2005  
  Ability to specify requester when inviting a supplier to register [SM-20904]
This feature adds a new step in manual registration invitations where registration managers can choose the requester for the registration, such as an individual in your organization with whom the supplier is familiar or already has a relationship. The requester's name shows in the "From" field of registration invitations.
2005  
  Display new supplier contact names with family names first in the new supplier 360° profile [SM-17591]
Displays new supplier contact names in the reverse order of how they are created. This applies to all areas that supplier contact names are displayed, including external notifications. This feature is for sites that use the new supplier 360° profile.
2005  
  Allow supplier to view latest buyer approval comment within questionnaire [SM-18463]
This feature allows suppliers to view the latest buyer approval comment within the questionnaire, if the questionnaire approval status is Pending Resubmission.
see release guide 2005  
         
  Buying & Invoicing      
  Feature Name & Description Learn More Release  
  Line-item debit and credit memo enhancements [NP-9575]
Buyers can allow suppliers to enter zero unit price in line-item debit memos. While creating a line-item debit memo, suppliers can specify how much they are increasing in the unit price of a line-item for adjustment. While creating a line-item credit memo, suppliers can specify how much they are reducing in the unit price of a line-item for adjustment. 
2005
 
         
  Supply Chain Collaboration      
  Feature Name & Description Learn More Release  
  Serial number support for consumed components in subcontracting [CSC-11306]
With this feature, suppliers can manage the serial numbers to use when reporting line item consumption, and buyers can set requirements for serial numbers. For subcontracting orders that contain components, buyers and suppliers can now see component serial numbers in online component consumption documents and in ship notices for subcontracting orders.
see release guide 2002  
  Routing of product activity messages to tiered suppliers [CSC-12650]
This feature enables routing of product activity messages to tiered suppliers using cXML.
2002  
  Addition of endpoint ID and vendor ID fields in the manufacturing visibility CSV upload template [CSC-16541]
When a supplier posts a product replenishment message using a cXML that contains the buyer's endpoint ID and system ID information, then this message is routed to the specified endpoint and/or system. The suppliers can use the CSV upload feature to update information on existing planning items and to create new ones. The supplier specifies the endpoint ID, the vendor ID and the system ID in the CSV header to ensure that the routing takes place correctly. If supplier does not specify the endpoint ID, system ID and vendor ID then routing takes place as per the default configuration.
see release guide 2002  
  Due ship quantity recalculation [CSC-8493]
With the due ship quantity recalculation for goods receipts feature, the purchase order due quantity is recalculated when a receipt is sent by the buyer, enabling the supplier to ship the missing quantity. This happens when goods receipt documents are returned or cancelled (in full or partial quantities) or when the quantity received by the customer is less than the quantity indicated by the supplier in the shipment document
see release guide 2002  
  Order confirmation support for scheduling agreements and scheduling agreement releases. [CSC-10325]
With this feature, buyers can configure whether their suppliers can confirm scheduling agreements and scheduling agreement releases.  In addition, a new rule allows buyers to define whether tolerances for quantity, delivery date, or both, must be evaluated at the schedule-line level. This rule applies to scheduling agreements, scheduling agreement releases, and regular orders.
2005  
  Advanced packaging assignments for handling units [CSC-14634]
The management of handling unit and label requirements in the advanced packaging feature provides more flexible process configuration and control. These enhancements use advanced determination logic to select an available packing specification for the suppliers and bring in capabilities to handle auxiliary materials.  Buyers gain more control of the packing options available to suppliers, such as whether suppliers can add, move, or print labels for handling units or whether packing is mandatory.
see release guide 2005  
  Goods receipt, component receipt, and component shipment enhancements [CSC-18378]
For buyers enabled for SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration, this feature enables them to allow their suppliers to add attachments while creating a component receipt. Also, on certain pages that list goods receipts, component receipts, or component shipments, this feature adds an icon that identifies the receipts that have attachments. 
see release guide 2005  
  Serial numbers in component shipment and component inventory documents [CSC-10351]
This feature provides support for serial number information in copy ship notices, component shipments, and component inventory.
see release guide 2008  
  Forecast commit locking and migration of Planning settings and forecast rules [CSC-15066]
For buyers, this feature moves Planning settings to the Planning tab menu for easier access. It also reorganizes how configurations are assigned to suppliers. For suppliers, this feature blocks forecast quantities within a commit lock horizon from being changed, both in the Ariba Network user interface and in Forecast Excel file downloads.
see release guide 2008  
  Exclude fully shipped or fully received items from Order Confirmation Excel downloads [CSC-17541]
With this feature, an Order Confirmation type job run from the Upload/Download page no longer includes items that are fully shipped or fully received. This feature also adds columns to the Order Confirmation template that contain customer location and shipping instruction information.
see release guide 2008  
  Third-party copies of quality inspections [CSC-19284]
This feature expands multi-tier collaboration by providing copies of quality inspections to third parties.
see release guide 2008  
  Open Order report enhancements for supply-chain visibility [CSC-19753]
With this feature, buyers and suppliers can use additional search criteria to refine an Open Order Report: delivery date range, order status, country, and state (when available). This feature also adds columns for the supplier's country, state, city, and street to the generated report, to help in making supply-chain decisions for a specific location.
see release guide 2008  
  Schedule line-based order confirmation [CSC-7585]
To enforce more granular order-confirmation data, customers can set a transaction rule that requires suppliers to confirm orders at the schedule-line level.
see release guide 2008  
         
  Network Procurement      
  Feature Name & Description Learn More Release  
  SAP Ariba Supplier mobile app 6.1.0
We’ve redesigned the notifications list, simplified navigation, and added new features to help you focus on important tasks:

• Create advanced ship notices and service entry sheets
• Share orders and invoices
• View collaboration requests, payments, advanced ship notices, service entry sheets, and goods receipts via the mobile gateway
• View mobile gateway documents in landscape mode
see release guide  2005  
  Support for proof of service [NP-14054]
This feature introduces support for proof of service (PoS) and explains the roles and permissions for users related to proof of service in Ariba Network. The PoS is a digital document that acts as a proof of completion of a service line item. 
2002  
  Allow return or reversal on closed-for-receiving orders [CSC-12857]
This feature changes the behavior of purchase orders that are closed for receiving when a goods receipt return or reversal is sent. The order status now changes from "Received" to a status that more accurately reflects the result of the goods receipt.
see release guide 2002  
  Transport terms visibility in items to ship [CSC-15944]
This feature enables buyers to require that all items of a purchase order have the same transport terms. Transport terms can be International Commercial Terms (Incoterms) rules or other terms. The feature displays transport terms in items to ship information. 
see release guide 2002  
  Support for return orders on Ariba Network [CSC-15980]
With this feature, orders with return items are supported for buyers and suppliers throughout the Ariba Network.
2002  
  Configuring invoice and service sheet document numbering [NP-15322]
ERP systems can be configured to reject invoice and service sheet cXML documents if they contain IDs which do not match the numbering rules configured in the ERP systems. In these scenarios, suppliers have to correct the documents and resubmit them. With this enhancement, Ariba Network provides more rules defining how suppliers can configure the numbering of invoices and service sheets.
2002  
  Support for unplanned lean service line items [NP-19070]
This feature introduces support for a new type of line item called limit service in Ariba Network. Limit service is a type of service used to procure low-value unspecified (unplanned) services costing up to a predefined amount (the limit) specified by the buyer. The limit service in Ariba Network corresponds to and supports SAP S/4HANA Cloud enhanced limit item for unplanned lean services procurement. This feature also introduces support for suppliers to enable email notifications for new purchase orders and changes in existing purchase orders. 
  2002  
  Poland - Split Payment Mandate [NP-20269]
Support for the Split Payment Mandate in Poland
see release guide 2002  
  Imposta di Bollo support for Italian invoices [NP-20821]
Invoices in Ariba Network now support the addition of a stamp duty (called Imposta di bollo in Italy) if certain tax exempt conditions (out of scope and exempt transactions) are met.
see release guide 2002   
  Extended supplier profile data validation [NS-6418]
This feature adds extended Ariba Network profile validation for company names, addresses (postal code), Tax and VAT Ids. Users will be prompted to enter fields in correct formats. This improves overall data entry quality. 
see release guide 2002  
  Managing a high number of customer relationships as a Supplier [NS-6455]
This feature improves managing customer relationships if a supplier has a large number of customer relationships and/or a large number of Ariba Network supplier accounts.
2002  
  Early Payment Limit By Paying Company [PAY-3267]
Ariba Network's early payment limit functionality has now been enhanced allowing buyers to specify limits by currency and paying company code.
2002  
  Rename Ariba Exchange User Community to Help Center [AUC-5865]
Ariba Exchange User Community has been renamed Help Center. References to Ariba Exchange User Community in SAP Ariba solutions and notifications have been replaced with Help Center. The Help Center user profile has been removed.
see release guide 2005  
  Extending availability of purchasing organization and company code [CSC-14003]
With this feature, purchasing organization and company code information is now available to all Ariba Network suppliers on the "Orders and Releases" and "Items to Confirm" pages. In addition, this information is now available to all Ariba Network buyers on the "Orders and Releases" page.
see release guide 2005  
  Ship Notice report with schedule-line references [CSC-14952]
This feature provides buyers and suppliers a Ship Notice report in Excel format. The report consolidates information from ship notices and their related purchase orders and goods receipts. The report can include schedule-line references from purchase orders whose related ship notice was created using the Items to Ship tab.
see release guide 2005  
  Extend purchasing organization and company code data to Items to Ship and Return Items [CSC-15277]
This feature adds Company code and Purchasing organization filters and sortable table columns to the Items to Ship and Return Items pages.
see release guide 2005  
  Goods receipt, component receipt, and component shipment enhancements [CSC-18378]
For buyers enabled for SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration, this feature enables them to allow their suppliers to add attachments while creating a component receipt. Also, on certain pages that list goods receipts, component receipts, or component shipments, this feature adds an icon that identifies the receipts that have attachments. 
see release guide 2005  
  UAE: LICM regulatory changes [NP-15310]
The value of supply shown on the Tax Invoice, the correct amount of the value of supply, the difference between those 2 amounts, and the Tax charged that relates to the difference in AED.
2005  
  Two factor authentication support for Ariba Network [REGAN-1321]
Customers can now require an additional factor (in addition to password) when their users attempt to change information for certain areas of the network for added protection.
2005  
  Adding work order data to purchase orders originating from 'SAP Ariba Buying' or 'SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing' [NP-18380]
Work order information originating from the Plant Maintenance module of SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA is now displayed in documents transacted on Ariba Network. The two new work order information fields are WorkOrderID and EquipmentID. These fields are auto-populated in documents that are displayed on Ariba Network. The work order information is derived from purchase orders received into Ariba Network from SAP Ariba Buying or SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing, which in turn receive this information from SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA.
2005  
  Applying contract and ad hoc limits in service sheets [NP-9133]
Ariba Network applies and validates the sub-limits specified in the purchase orders, when suppliers create service sheets with or without reference to a contract for unplanned service lines of the purchase orders.
2005  
  Improved user management on Ariba Network [NS-6530]
This feature adds a new user search capability for both the buyer and the supplier admin. Supplier admins can in addition search, edit and delete users across the full account hierarchy. The user table export now includes all roles and associated user permissions in the XLS.
2005  
  Allow a user to use an existing Ariba Network account to accept a fulfillment invite [NS-6943]
This feature allows a user with the Fulfillment Invitation Account Merge permission to reuse an existing Ariba Network account when invited to collaborate by a buyer for fulfillment. This can be triggered through a buyer's Trading Relationship Request or directly through receipt of a buyer's document (e.g. PO).
see release guide 2005  
  Improved role management on Ariba Network [NS-6995]
Role limit is increased to 25. Added the ability to filter roles based on a specific permission. Added ability to see which users are assigned to a role, search and assign multiple users to a role, select multiple users and unassign from a role, and select multiple users and move them to a different role. These capabilities are available to both buyer and suppliers admins.
2005  
  Application Gateway: Supplier access to non-SAP Ariba applications via Single Sign-On [NS-7373]
This release introduces Ariba Network as an Application Gateway providing suppliers with access to a buyer's non-SAP Ariba applications through Single Sign-On (SSO).  A buying organization can use this tool to enable any of its suppliers (with an active trading relationship) access to one or more of its 3rd party applications.  Configuration of each buyer application is a service provided by SAP Ariba. 
2005  
  Generating proof of service report [NS-7596]
This feature introduces support for generating proof of service (PoS) reports. Buyers and suppliers can now generate reports for PoS based on start date, end date, and PoS status, by using the reports functionality.
2005  
  Enrichment of required line-item details in cXML order confirmations sent by integrated suppliers [CSC-17483]
With this feature, when the entitlement "Enhanced order confirmation integration capabilities for hosted and integrated suppliers" is enabled, integrated suppliers are able to send a cXML order confirmation that does not use the allDetail type.
see release guide 2008  
  Unit price change indicator in service orders [NP-11469]
In some business environments, buyers allow suppliers to modify in service sheets and invoices the unit price for line items coming from the service purchase orders or contracts. Buyers can send service orders to Ariba Network from their backend procurement system (such as SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA) where the purchase order cXML document includes line item control keys that allow unit price changes by suppliers.  Now, if buyers specify that the unit price is editable in service orders, suppliers can identify the unit price change control keys in the service orders. Suppliers can then change the unit prices in service sheets and invoices.
2008  
  Transactional support for payment receipts in Mexico [NP-15804]
Payment receipts must be issued by suppliers in Mexico when they receive partial payments or payments in full from their buyers after the invoice is issued.   Buyers in Mexico who wish to receive cXML payment receipts must configure business endpoints in their Ariba Network accounts.

Buyers can either approve or reject payment receipts. Buyers can also run reports for visibility into the Payment Receipts they have received and also for Invoices that have no payment receipts issued.

Suppliers can configure their Ariba Network accounts to receive notifications on the payment receipt confirmation status updates from their buyers. 
2008  
  Support for invoicing service purchase orders with hierarchy without service sheet [NP-20125]
This feature allows suppliers to create service invoice from a service purchase order that does not require service sheet, and has a service hierarchy. When a buyer sends service orders indicating that supplier does not require to send service sheets for invoicing, Ariba Network flips the outline items from the service purchase order to create a service invoice, maintaining the hierarchy.
2008  
  Enhancement of blanket purchase order support [NP-21082]
This feature introduces support for a new category of service and material line items called limit order in Ariba Network. A limit order line item is defined as the fulfillment of a service or material delivery at a price limited by a predetermined amount within a time period specified by the buyer. It focuses on improving customer experience by optimizing the use of resources. It reduces the time, user effort, and processes involved in procuring low-value materials and services. This feature also introduces a new default transaction rule under Blanket Purchase Order Invoice Rules. Using this rule, users can choose whether or not to add child items while creating an invoice from a purchase order with limit order line items.
see release guide 2008  
  Enhancements to line-level credit memos created against contract invoices [NP-22646]
Previously, suppliers had to credit full quantity and price while creating line-item credit memos corresponding to contract invoices. This caused inconsistencies in business processes for buyers who returned only partial goods, and expected only partial line-item credit memos from their suppliers. Now, suppliers can create partial line-item credit memos corresponding to contract invoices.
see release guide 2008  
  Improved User Interface for Purchase Orders and service entry sheet pages [NS-9798]
This feature replaces page header links with icons with menus. Menu items are grouped logically by process, improving navigation and usability.
see release guide 2008  
  Nest company settings under user profile [NS-9944]
This feature changes the User Interface by nesting the company settings under the user profile and updates the drop down menu sequence.
see release guide 2008  
         
  API      
  Feature Name & Description Learn More Release  
  API deprecation framework [OPEC-3972]
When a new API version becomes available on the SAP Ariba developer portal, the previous version is deprecated. Later, the deprecated version may be decommissioned at the discretion of SAP Ariba.

2002

 
  Ariba Network Invoice Header Data Extraction API [NP-20837]
This feature introduces a new REST API to get the header information of one or more invoices in Ariba Network. The ability to extract invoice header data is important to users as it helps to optimize work and to speed up the end-to-end invoice processing cycle.
2005  
  Access to the SAP Ariba Developer Portal for Ariba Network enterprise suppliers [NP-23412]
The objective of this feature is limited to supplier organizations on Ariba Network being provided single sign-on access to the API developer portal to enable suppliers to access and consume APIs published on the portal.
2005  
  Proof of Service API [NS-7273]
This feature introduces a new REST API to create and manage proof of service (PoS) in Ariba Network. The PoS is a digital document that acts as a proof of completion of a service line item in the service order. The ability to create and manage proof of service is important for organizations to have a digital record as the proof of a completed service, which allows them to increase efficiency and save time required to process hard copies of receipts as proof of service.
2005  
  Developer Portal initiated SSO for Suppliers [OPEC-5858]
AN supplier users can use their AN login credentials to authenticate on the SAP Ariba developer portal by choosing a new "AN Supplier Sign-in" button. 
see release guide 2005  
  SAP Ariba Support applications in developer portal customer organizations [OPEC-5936]
For troubleshooting purposes, SAP Ariba Support can create and process applications in customer organizations on the SAP Ariba developer portal. The name of an SAP Ariba Support application in a customer organization will always begin with "Ariba Support". Customers should ignore these applications, which will generally be deleted after troubleshooting is complete.
see release guide 2005  
  Planning Collaboration Supplier API [CSC-19738] - New API for Suppliers
Suppliers enabled for SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration can use the Planning Collaboration Supplier API to retrieve planning information about their buyers.
2008  
  Purchase Orders Supplier API [CSC-20754] - New API for Suppliers
With the Purchase Orders Supplier API, suppliers can retrieve order or line-item information from Ariba Network.
2008  
  Support of RPA BOTs on the Developer Portal [OPEC-6466]
Feature adds a new interface that allows customers to register their RPA BOTs.
see release guide 2008  
         
  Integration      
  Feature Name & Description Learn More Release  
  Support multiple attachments at header level for purchase orders and order confirmations for suppliers integrated with SAP S/4HANA Cloud [IG-14739]
This feature introduces support for multiple attachments at header level for purchase orders and order confirmations for suppliers integrated with SAP S/4HANA Cloud through the Cloud Integration Gateway.
see release guide 2008  
  Support for attachments and multiple comments with sales order on SAP ERP AddOn for suppliers [IG-15199]
The feature enables suppliers on Ariba Network using SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway to integrate their SAP ERP with Ariba Network to receive attachments and multiple comments with the sales order and send an attachment, if any, on order confirmations to Ariba Network. 
Now, SAP ERP add-on supports the following features:-Attachments at the header-level for purchase order and order confirmation-Multiple comments at the line-level and header-level on the purchase order.
see release guide 2008  
  Support for sending notes in RFQs and quote messages [IG-16754]
With the Automation of Source-to-Pay with Ariba Network (42K) scope item, notes in request for quotations (RFQ) and quote messages can now be transferred between SAP S/4HANA Cloud and Ariba Network through the SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway.
see release guide 2008  
  Validation of SAML assertions configured on inbound transaction documents in Test Central [IG-17536]
The SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway Test Central tool can now validate SAML assertions configured on inbound transaction documents and display the correct test status. It also displays the error details if a test fails and enables suppliers to rerun failed tests.
2008  
         

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