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Dear Guru,

I am going to implement the pp module first time so kindly send me the pp configuration manual (Both Discrete and process manual) to me.


Amar Puhan

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    Posted on Sep 06, 2011 at 07:16 PM


    These are the basic configuration settings you need to maintain. Apart from this, as per user's requirement you may need do configure more.

    Factory Calendar

    Configuring SAP calendar

    Define Public Holidays

    Define Hoiliday Calendar

    Creation of Factory Calendar

    Basic Data

    Bill of Material

    Define Modification Parameters

    Define BOM Usages

    Define Material Types For BOM Header

    Define Item Categories used for Item Data

    Define allowed Material Types for BOM Items

    Define Order of priority for alternative BOM usages

    Work center

    Define WorkCenter Category

    Define Field Selection for Work Center

    Define Task List Usage for Workcenters

    Define Parameters for Standard Value Key

    Define Standard Value Key

    Define Person Responsible for work Centers

    Define Move time Matrix

    Define Default Work Center

    Default Control Keys

    Define Capacity Categories

    Define Capacity Planners

    Define Shift Sequence

    Define Worcenter Formulas

    Define Work Center Formulas for Costing


    Define Number Ranges for Routings

    Define Field Selection

    Define Material Type Assignments

    Select Automatically (Routing Selection)

    Define Task List Usage

    Configure Planner Group

    Configure Control Keys

    Define Reduction Strategy

    Define Relevancy to Costing

    Define (Standard) Trigger Point Usage

    Define Automatic Selection of Routings

    Production Planning

    Demand Management

    Define number ranges for planned independent requirements

    Configuring Requirement Types and Requiremtent Classes

    Define Strategy

    Define Strategy Group

    Define version numbers

    Maintain consumption mode and period of adjustment

    CRP Define layout keys

    Define layout

    Define profile for capacity planning table

    Define Overall profile

    Material Requirement Planning Plant Parameters

    Carry Out Overall Maintenance of Plant Parameters

    Scheduling Parameters for Purchasing

    Number Range for Planned orders

    Number Range for Puchase Requisitions

    Define MRP Controllers

    Define Missing Parts MRP Controller

    Define Special Procurement Type

    Maintain Planning Calendar

    Define MRP Areas

    Define Scope of Planning for Total Planning

    Define Planning Horizon

    Activate BOM Expllosion characteristics

    Define Planning Time Fence and Roll Forward Period

    Define Floats (Scheduling Margin Key)

    Define Parallel processing for MRP

    Define Receipt days Supply

    Parameters for Determining the Basic Dates

    Define scheduling parameters for planned orders

    Define availability stock in Transfer/Blocked stock/Restricted stock

    Define External Procurement

    Define BOM Explosion Control

    Define BOM Explosion for Sales Orders

    Define BOM and Routing Selection

    Activate MRP and Set Up Planning File

    Define Planning File Entries for Goods Movements

    Convert Planning File Entries for MRP Areas

    Shop Floor Control Master Data

    Define Order Types

    Define order type-dependent parameters

    Production Status Profile

    Define number ranges for orders

    Define number ranges for confirmations

    Define number ranges for reservations

    Define production scheduler

    Define production scheduling profile

    Define Confirmation Parameters

    Define Time for Confirmation Processes

    Define Reasons for Variances

    Define single screen entry

    Define Field Selection for Confirmation

    Define Reduction Strategies

    Define Print Control

    Batch Status Mangement

    Batch Search Strategy to Production

    Activate Batch Management

    Availability Check

    Define Checking Group

    Define Checking Rule

    Define Scope of Check

    Define Checking Control

    Checking Rule for Back order Processing


    Specify Scheduling Type

    Define Scheduling Parameters for Planned Orders

    Define Scheduling Parameters for Production Orders

    Regards / US

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  • Posted on Sep 06, 2011 at 07:17 PM

    Dear Amar,

    Please check the below link you will get a good idea on how to configure SPRO.

    Configuration Documents on SAP PP-PI

    PP configuration

    Hope it will help you.


    Alok Tiwari

    Edited by: Alok Kumar Tiwari on Sep 7, 2011 12:49 AM

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