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VariantConfiguration

MaketoStockwithVariant
Conguration
DearAll,
WehaveascenarioregardingthemaketostockinVariantConfiguration.Customermanufacturematerial
ofdifferentgradesandsizes.ForthatpurposeinSAP,wehavecreatedamaterial"A"anddefineit
characteristicsi.e."SIZE"and"GRADE".Basedonhistoricalanalysis,customermanufacturedpopular
grades&sizesofmaterial"A"i.e.MaketoStock.
Myquestion:
1.CustomerstartsproductionwithouthavingsalesorderonhandanddotheGoodsreceiptintostockof
material"A"basedonitscharacteristicsofSIZEandGRADE.Whencustomerhasasalesorder,howcan
SAPsystemdeterminestheavailabilitycheckbasedonitsvarianti.e.SIZEandGRADEspecifiedinthe
salesorder?
2.CanwedoGoodsReceiptwithmaterialconfigurationinsteadofBatchconfiguration?
3.Supposingwedopoint2,doesSAPconfirmsalesorderquantitieshavingthesamematerial"A"and
characteristicvalues?
Thanksinadvance.

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Alikhan(https://people.sap.com/ali.khan12)
November03,2010at23:10PM
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BalajiTimmampalliAchari(https://people.sap.com/balajitimmampalli.achari)replied
November03,2010at11:53AM

hi,
ForConfigurableMaterial(KMAT)

>shouldconcernwithStrategyGroup
InConfigurableMaterialinMRP3View

>inPlanningyoucantrywithstrategygroupas
10MaketostockProduction
11Maketostockprodction/Grossrequirementsplanning
Youcancreatecharacteristicswithallpossiblevalueand
assigntomaterial.
Whilesalesordercreationallowusertochoosevaluesfor
eachcharacteristics.
FortrackingpurposeyoucangenerateZreportfor
characteristicvaluesinsalesorder.
youcanuseFMVC_I_GET_CONFIGURATION.
regards,
balajia
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BalajiTimmampalliAchari(https://people.sap.com/balajitimmampalli.achari)replied
November03,2010at11:57AM

hi,
AmaterialCYCLEiscreatedasaconfigurablematerialwith
Gen.Itemcategorygroupas0004andItemcategorygroup
asERLA.AlsomaterialCYCLEisaBOMmaterial,whichhas
subitems.
GotoTransactioncode:MM01.Dothefollowing:
1.BasicData2Screen:Setu2018Materialis
Configurableu2019Indicator
2.TodetermineitemcategoryTACinsalesorder,maintaina
suitableitemcategorygroupsuchas0002
3.MRP2View:Procurementtypeu2018E:Inhouse
Productionu2019
4.MRP3View:StrategyGroup.u201925:Maketoorderfor
configurableu2019usedfordemo
5.MRP3View:AvailabilityChecku201902:Individual
Requirementu2019
6.Classificationview:Attachthevariantclass
GototabclassificationandselecttheclasstypeVariants300
asshownbelow.
AssigntheclassCYCLECLASSintheassignmentsarea.
TheclassCYCLECLASSiscreatedwiththeclasstype300
(Variants)forthematerialcycle.
TransactionCode:CL01.
Nowmaintainthecharacteristicsasshownbelowinthe
screenshot.
1)CYCLETYRES2)SYSTEM
3)CYCLEMODEL4)CYCLEPRIZE
NowthecharacteristicCYCLETYRESwascreatedwith
characterformat.
TransactionCode:CT04.
Gotothevaluestabandmaintainthecharacteristicvalues
anddescriptionaspertherequirement.
NowthecharacteristicSYSTEMwascreatedwithcharacter
format.

NowGotoTransactionCode:CT04.
Gotothevaluestabandmaintainthecharacteristicvalues
anddescriptionaspertherequirement.
NowthecharacteristicCYCLEMODELwascreatedwith
characterformat.
TransactionCode:CT04.
Gotothevaluestabandmaintainthecharacteristicvalues
anddescriptionaspertherequirement
NowthecharacteristicCYCLEPRICEwascreatedwith
characterformat.Thischaracteristicisallowedformultiple
values.
TransactionCode:CT04
Gototheadditionaldatatabandmaintainthetablenameas
SDCOM(whichlinksSalesandDistributionwithVariant
configuration)andfieldnameasVKOND.
Nowwehavetomaintainthedependenciesfortheclass
CYCLECLASS.
ThedependencyCYCLEPRICEiscreatedfortheclass.Goto
dependencyeditorasshownbelow.
TransactionCode:CU01.
Maintainthedependencyeditorforpricingthematerial
CYCLEbasedontherequiredcombination.
Alsoweneedtomaintaintheconfigurationprofileforthe
materialCYCLE.
AconfigurationprofileCYCLEiscreatedforthematerial
CYCLEandsetthestatusasreleased.
GotoTransactionCode:CU41.
Thenecessarysettingsneedtobemaintainedforthe
configurablematerialCYCLEtoexploreinasalesorder.
Wehavetocreatethevariantconditionsforthe
characteristicsmaintainedintheclassCYCLECLASS.Then
gotoconfigurationorpressF8asshownbelow.
Transactioncode:CU50.
Selectoneofthecharacteristicsandgoforitsvalueand
presstheiconassignvariantcondition.Likewisewecan
maintainthevariantsforallthechar.Valuesofthe
characteristics.

Thisisthevariantasspecifiedasmediumrangewhichshould
havetheconditionrecordsmaintainedforVA00andVA01
FinallymaintaintheconditionrecordsfortheconditionVA00
byusingthetransactioncode:VK11.
Thebelowspecifiedconditionsareactiveforthematerial
CYCLE
regardsd,
balajia
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ChandrasekharMantravadi(https://people.sap.com/chandrasekhar.mantravadi)replied
November03,2010at23:10PM

Ali
YouneedtouseMaterialVariants.Aparticularvalue
combinationof"SIZE"and"GRADE"forMaterialAwillleadto
(oneof)itsvariant,sayA1.MaterialVariantsare
manufacturedandkeptinstock.Intheorder,onceyou
configurethecharacteristics,materialAwillbereplacedbyA1
andavailabilitycheckwillthentakeplaceforA1Standard
functionality.
Hopethishelps.
Seethislink:
http://help.sap.com/saphelp_dimp50/helpdata/EN/92/58c9074
17011d189ec0000e81ddfac/frameset.htm
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