Willem Hoek on Jan 12, 2010
This post shows how to load Release Procedure values easily in SAP. The same LSMW can also be used to load characteristics for other objects, example for material masters
Loading release procedure values manually in SAP can be done via a few transaction codes, the most popular being:
For mass upload, there is a standard Direct input program that can be used via LSMW (Legacy System Migration Workbench). The mass upload is based on transaction
Input file will contain all or some of fields required in
032for release procedure)
Yours will be different because your Release Code, Strategy, Class, Characteristics and values will be different.
Find attached below for sample project used. Key settings in LSMW are:
In this case the input file must be in
c:dataoutfilecl20_1.txt. Find sample file attached.
Start direct input
After loading it in, you can verify the data is in via transaction
Cl24N or download the contents of table
se16n) where class type =
Speed of execution
Depending on system configuration, on my system, it runs approx 1 minutes for 2000 records.
Deleting characteristic values
Values can be deleted using transaction
CL20N. Select all the objects (strategies) and click delete. You may need to keep pressing Enter or use your stapler on the enter key .
Other uses for this LSMW
The same LSMW can be used to load characteristic values for materials. Main difference is that class type is not
Note added 12 Jan 2010
If invalid strategies are loaded – for example you load strategy XY that was not configured. It will still add the values in table
AUSP but you will not be able to delete the values using
CL24N. Invalid values (in
AUSP) can be deleted using program (SE38)