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System Status Question

Hello everyone,

I need to create a report on various metrics concerning Missing/Awaiting Parts status for Work Orders in PM. To do this, I need to ascertain when the system sets the going into and coming out of Missing Parts status. I0004/MSPT (Missing Parts) is set during the Availability Check, but when is I0340/MACM (Material Confirmed) set (I'm assuming this is the correct status to use)?

I can't find any information regarding this, and when looking through IW39 at various Work Orders, and comparing to tables JCDS/JEST, I can't see a pattern. I had assumed that it would be set on Goods Issue related to the Order Number, but I see several Work Orders where IWBK is showing available, and MIGO_GI is showing a Goods Issue performed, yet the System Status still shows MSPT.

I've actually looked at configuring a User Status Profile with E0007/PAIS (Parts Issued) to be set during Goods Issue, but I'd prefer to use an existing system Status if possible.

Any input on this would be greatly appreciated.

Regards,

Jim

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  • Jan 22 at 04:59 PM

    Jim,

    FYI: The problem with MSPT is that it is a static status and you need to go into the PM/CS order reagularly and press save (which performs an availabilty check) to ensure this status is up-to-date.

    At several clients we have created a batch program that does this on a periodic basis (say each night).

    PeteA

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    • Yeah - unfortunately its a real pain Jim.. Hence the batch program.

      There used to be a manual work-around in IW38 where you selected all records, then use menu path: Order->Revision->Refresh Dates (assuming you dont use revisions!!). But I'm not sure this still works anymore..

      I did read somewhere that SAP might be addressing this long-standing issue. However, I cant find it again..

      PeteA

  • Jan 22 at 03:44 PM

    Hello Jim - we needed something similar, so we created a query that joins JCDS with CAUFV and it counts the time between statuses; use transaction SQ00/SQ01 to create the query. The join is based on object number. Good luck

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    Jan 22 at 04:09 PM

    Hey Tammy, thanks for the quick response. I just need confirmation that the two statuses I'm looking at (MSPT/MACM) are the correct ones to use tracking this. I'd also like someone to tell me exactly when the MACM status is normally set if possible. As I said, MSPT makes sense when looking at the status tables and IW39, MACM not so much. I just want to make sure I'm not making erroneous assumptions.

    Thanks!

    Jim

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