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APO Demand Planning -batch job with unusual program name

Hi Gurus,

I started learning APO demand planning recently.

There is a background job that runs and populates consensus forecast before it pushes the data to ECC. What I observed is- in the job steps there is a weird program name and I couldn't figure out what it does. I checked with Basis Lead and he has no idea. Unfortunately there isn't much documentation.

Can someone please explain me what this does? (below screen shot)

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  • Nov 23, 2017 at 03:49 AM

    Hi Arjun,

    In DP and SNP there're many generated programs.
    If you check it in SE38, the first lines shows which template is used for the base of generation.
    I can tell you the program usage if you paste those first lines for me.

    Please also refer to my blog post

    I think it will help you to understand more about this - however it may be too technical for end users.

    You can also re-generate or reset timestamp of these programs using report /SAPAPO/TS_PSTRU_GEN

    Best Regards,

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