Material Master Archiving in Simple Method

Applies to:
This article is applicable for SAP MM Module of SAP Version SAP 4.7 till SAP ECC 6.0

Summary
This article describes a process called Material Master Archiving in simple method. It is very simple and minimum time consumption process for Material archiving. Author: C.Venkatesh Kumar

Company: Accenture Created on: 23 June 2010

Author Bio
Venkatesh Kumar is working as a Materials Management consultant for Accenture services Pvt.Ltd. His area of interests is SAP Workflow and Country India Version.

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..Material Master Archiving in Simple Method Table of Contents Prerequisite ......sap..........................................................com | BPX .........................................................................................................................................................................................................sap.................................................................................... 3 Selection of Materials Flagged for Deletion ........... 9 Disclaimer and Liability Notice ...............................................................................................................sdn. 3 Material Master Archiving Settings .............................uac............................. 3 Flag Material for Deletion ........................................... 5 Archive Materials .....com 2 ........ 7 Deletion Program for Archiving Materials .......................................................sap......... 3 Purpose.....sap...com | UAC ................................................... 3 Overview ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................com | BOC .......................boc.........................bpx....................... 13 SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN .........................................................................................................

com 3 . Overview For a material master record to be deleted by the archive and delete program. The only condition is that the material has to have no material movement recorded.bpx. In this transaction give the material number alone.boc.sap. Material Master Archiving Settings Flag Material for Deletion Flag Material for deletion in MM06 transaction. it must be flagged for deletion.sap. sorted by various different criteria.sap.com | BPX . All the documents are closed to the particular material at the time only we can able to delete that material otherwise it will not allow deleting for the material.com | UAC .com | BOC .sap. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN .uac. All the information your company needs to manage a material is stored in a data record in the material master.sdn. Purpose The aim of the document is to provide an understanding of the Simple method for Material Master archiving in SAP Materials Management. If you created a material by error and you want to delete that material from the data base you can do it in simple 4 steps. When a material is no longer required in a company or plant. you can archive and delete the material master record.Material Master Archiving in Simple Method Prerequisite The Knowledge of SAP MM and program names are required to make use of this document in real practice.

com | BPX .sap.sap.Material Master Archiving in Simple Method Select the Material Check box and system automatically activate all the check boxes. Press Save Icon SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN .uac.com | UAC .sap.boc.bpx.com | BOC .sdn.com 4 .sap.

uac.com | BPX .bpx.com 5 . Execute the Program or Press F8 SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN .sap.com | BOC .sap.sdn.sap.boc.com | UAC .Material Master Archiving in Simple Method Selection of Materials Flagged for Deletion Go to SE38 Transaction code and give the program name MMREO001 Execute the Program or Press F8 After Execution of the program give the material number and activate the select via status table check box deactivate Display without description and create output file check boxes.sap.

uac.sdn. Stock etc….bpx.com | UAC .sap.com | BPX . Reservation. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN .sap.Material Master Archiving in Simple Method Remember the material has to have no material movement recorded like no open PR. Production order.boc.com 6 .com | BOC . PO.sap.sap.

SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN .sap.sap.boc.com 7 .com | UAC .sap.sap.bpx.uac.sdn.com | BOC .Material Master Archiving in Simple Method Archive Materials Go to SE38 Transaction code and give the program name MMREO050 Execute the Program or Press F8 Give the material number and activate the Test mode check box and execute it.com | BPX .

uac.com | BOC .com | BPX . SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN .Material Master Archiving in Simple Method In test mode there is no error Remove the Test mode check box and execute it.sap.sap.com | UAC .sap.sap.com 8 .bpx.sdn.boc.

sap. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN .com 9 .com | BOC .sdn.sap.sap.com | BPX .sap.uac.Material Master Archiving in Simple Method Deletion Program for Archiving Materials Go to SE38 Transaction code and give the program name MMREO110 Execute the Program or Press F8 Select the test mode check box and execute it.com | UAC .boc.bpx.

sap.com | UAC .boc.sdn.sap.bpx.sap.com | BPX .uac.Material Master Archiving in Simple Method Select first check box and continue SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN .com | BOC .com 10 .sap.

com | UAC .sap.com 11 .sap.sap.bpx.boc.com | BOC .sap.Material Master Archiving in Simple Method We can able to find the material up to test run of the deletion program Remove the Test mode check box and execute SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN .sdn.com | BPX .uac.

com | UAC .sap.bpx.com | BOC .sdn.sap.com 12 .com | BPX .boc.Material Master Archiving in Simple Method Press ok Once the program is executed we will get a below message SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN .uac.sap.sap.

sap.Material Master Archiving in Simple Method Disclaimer and Liability Notice This document may discuss sample coding or other information that does not include SAP official interfaces and therefore is not supported by SAP. and anyone using these methods does so at his/her own risk.com | BOC .sap. You agree that you will not hold.uac. SAP responsible or liable with respect to the content of this document.bpx.com | BPX . SAP will not be held liable for any damages caused by using or misusing the information.sap. or seek to hold.sdn.com | UAC .sap. code or methods suggested in this document. SAP COMMUNITY NETWORK © 2010 SAP AG SDN . SAP offers no guarantees and assumes no responsibility or liability of any type with respect to the content of this technical article or code sample.boc.com 13 . including any liability resulting from incompatibility between the content within this document and the materials and services offered by SAP. Changes made based on this information are not supported and can be overwritten during an upgrade.