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Setup group in APO PDS

Hi, There is some most frequently faced issue with setup groups that is not being populated correctly in APO PDS. The below is the standard scenario how the system works: System Setup: 1) You have created recipe in ECC system with operations and phases. The operation has setup group maintained …

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Live cache backup in HANA

This is document is helpful to Create Live Cache Backup in HANA. Scenario 1:  APO on HANA database. Scenario 2: APO on SQL/Oracle database(other than HANA). Please follow the below steps to create LiveCache backup in HANA: Step1: Replication Model by using Transaction /SAPAPO/REPL_MOD_VIE. Click on ‘New Entries’ button Give …

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Lifecycle Planning in APO DP

The lifecycle planning in APO demand planning can be used to model the various phases of product lifecycle. The like modeling helps to forecast new characteristic value combinations (CVCs) which do not have historical data. The phase-in/ phase-out profiles help to model lifecycle stages like launch, growth, maturity and discontinuation …

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Number range issue – PDS

Hi, In recent days, have come across many number range issue when transferring subcontracting PDS to APO.  The error message that occurs is “Number range issue (/SAPAPO/SC). In order to solve the issue please check the customizing in transaction SNRO for the interval . Make sure that the flag “External …

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Create Custom Heuristics

SAP provides a lot of standard heuristics for planning under APO Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling module. But you have an option to create your own heuristics. In this blog post we shall quickly go through the process of how to create your own custom heuristics. In APO either go …

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