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akashkhandelwal368
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This Blog will cover how Variant Configuration will integrate with Assembly Processing of Network/Project with necessary steps.

Business Requirement:

  • One Material has different Characteristics to Sell and depend upon the characteristics of Material; Operative Network Activity Should be selected.

  • The created Operative Network Creation will help for evaluation purpose by Scheduling, cost, Milestone etc. Assignment as well for user time saving / avoiding mistake.


Constrained:

  • As per SAP Standard behavior; assignment of one material to multiple standard networks is not possible in CN08.


Solution :

To achieve this ; Variant Configuration for Network is the Only Way.

In PS; Only Network is Configurable Object.

Prerequisites

  1. Characteristics for Material / Standard Network

  2. Class for Material /Standard Network

  3. Characteristics Assignment in Class for Material / Standard Network

  4. Standard Network Creation

  5. Configurable Material Creation

  6. Configuration Profile for Material and Standard Network

  7. Object Dependency ( Global / Local ) Creation


 

  1. Characteristics for Material / Standard Network – CT04


Characteristics Like;  Type Of Material, Category of Material, Special Procurement.

 













  • We can create number of Characteristics as per business need.


 

  1. Class for Material /Standard Network – CL01




3. Characteristics Assignment in Class for Material / Standard Network – CL02



4. Master/Standard Network Creation – CN01





5. Configurable Material Creation – MM01/MM02



6.Configuration Profile for Material – CU41



 





 

  1. Object Dependency ( Global / Local ) Creation


Will be creating Local Dependency in CN02.

 

  • Note: Local dependencies are created for one object ( In this case its Network – XXXXX )  and can only be used with this object.


 







  • Means; Activity - A3 will be assigning if all above condition / characteristics are matched.


In Requirement class; Configuration Mandatory must need to enable.



 

 All required setting must be in place for Assembly Processing.

 

Demo:

  1. Create the Sales Order




2. Assign require characteristics to material



3. check the created network

  • Characteristics from Material is transferred to Network, as below image.


 



 

  • Check the Operative Network Activity as below ;




 

Please, let me know if anyone have doubt or I missed something.

Your suggestions are most welcome.

Thanks,

Akash Khandelwal

 

 

 

 
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