In SAP, the release procedure is an electronic document approval process for purchase requisition and external purchase documents. It involves checking the correctness of data and providing authorization to purchase. Before SAP implementation, handwritten approvals are required from all necessary authorities, which is time-consuming. The release procedure is used to eliminate this inefficiency.
This document describes 3 steps required to configure release procecedure in SAP;
- Release Procedure with/without classification (comparison)
- Step 1: Create Characteristic [CT04]
- Step 2: Define Class (Assign All Characteristics to One Class) [CL02]
- Step 3: Define Release Group, Release Code, Release Indicator and Release Strategy