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whats the difference between configuration and customization

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    Posted on Jan 31, 2008 at 12:01 PM


    1. Configuration is everything else done in SPRO.

    2. Configuration is what u do from the existing one in sap.

    Ex: assigning pricing procedure PR00 for a material.

    3. When installing SAP on any system. that’s configuration.

    4. Configuration means using the standard SAP functionality & mapping to the client’s process


    1. Customizing is modification of the software to meet special customer requirements.

    Changes or additions to ABAP code.

    2. Customization is the changes needed for the existing SAP to meet the business


    Ex: creating a new pricing procedure which is not existing in the SAP.

    3. Modifications according to business requirement is customization.

    4. Customization means modifying the standard SAP for client requirement, it is costly &

    Time taken.

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