CDATA SAP table for – Change Data

Here we would like to draw your attention to CDATA table in SAP. As we know it is being mainly used with the SAP LO-MD (Logistics Basic Data in LO) component which is coming under LO module (Logistics). CDATA is a SAP standard transparent table used for storing Change Data related data in SAP. It comes under the package WPDTC.

SAP CDATA table

Table CDATA technical data

TableCDATA
Data storingChange Data
ModuleLO
ComponentLO-MD
SAP PackageWPDTC
Delivery ClassA – Application table (master and transaction data)
Table CategoryTRANSPARENT

SAP CDATA Table Fields

Here is the details of each fields in this table.You can find the discription, data type and assigned lenth of each of the fields in CDATA table.

  • MANDANT
    Its a key field. Its data type is C (Character String) with field length 3
  • OLD_VALUE
    Its data type is C (Character String) with field length 254
  • TRANS_CODE
    Its a key field. Its data type is C (Character String) with field length 20
  • TABLE_NAME : Alerting configuration: data element for Table Name
    Its a key field. Its data type is C (Character String) with field length 30
  • COLUMN_NAME
    Its a key field. Its data type is C (Character String) with field length 30
  • USER_NAME : User or User Group
    Its a key field. Its data type is C (Character String) with field length 12
  • DATE_STAMP
    Its a key field. Its data type is D (Date (Date: YYYYMMDD)) with field length 8
  • TIME_STAMP : UTC Time Stamp in Short Form (YYYYMMDDhhmmss)
    Its a key field. Its data type is T (Time (Time: HHMMSS)) with field length 6
  • TABLE_KEY
    Its a key field. Its data type is C (Character String) with field length 70
  • NEW_VALUE
    Its data type is C (Character String) with field length 254
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