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Nov 30, 2008 at 01:09 PM

Res/P.Req settings and material availability in PM order


Dear Experts,

I have two systems, one is SAP R/3 4.7 and the other one is ECC 6.0

In both the systems indicator set for for Res/ P.Req is 'From release' ( In maintenance order).


In ECC 6.0 even though theres is a shortage of material which I have entered in maintenance order, still if I a check for availability, it gives the message that ' all the materials are available' ( but it won't committ)

Once I release the order and if i check it again for availability then it gives the error log that ' shortage of materials for this order'

So, here actual material availability process activates only if I release the order.

But in SAP R/3,4.7, even though I have the same setting as in ECC 6.0,

System checks for availability correctly & committs actual correct quantity to the order. (before releasing itself)

Now my question is, is it the right thing which is happening? or am I doing anything wrong? Please let me know & do the needful.

Thanks and best regards,