SAP PM: Solution Manual to Common Problems

This document provides solution descriptions to following list of commonly faced errors in SAP Plant Maintenance during day to day activities

  • Functional location does not exist [IW21]
  • Euipment does not exist [IW21]
  • No suitable documents found [ME58]
  • Goods recipt for Purchase order not allowed [ML85]
  • Purchase order has not released [ME58]
  • No limit for unplanned services exists [ME58]
  • Maintain the settlement rule of the sender [KO88]
  • Maintain settlement rule [IW32]
  • Document does not contain any selectable items [MB1A]
  • Serial number already exists [IE01]
  • Either the sender is already settled or There is nothing to settle [KO88]
  • You cannot enter unplanned services [ME58]

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SAP ECC 6.0 PM Configuration Manual – Step by Step

In this +200 page document you will find instructions for almost all conguration required in SAP Plant Maintenance module during customization works. Each topic contains IMG menu path & screenshots. Content of documents from initial pages are as follows:

  • Maintain Maintenance Planning Plant
  • Assign Maintenance Planning Plant to Maintenance Plant
  • Define Location
  • Define Plant Sections
  • Define Planner Groups
  • Define Currency for Maintenance Statistics
  • Define Permit Categories
  • Define Measuring Point Categories
  • Create Number Ranges for Measuring Points
  • Create Number Ranges for Measurement documents
  • Define Field Selection for Measuring Points and Measurement Documents
  • Define Warranty Types
  • Define Partner Determination Procedure and Partner Function
  • Define Types of Technical ObjectsDefine ABC Indicators and many more…

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SAP PM Notifications: End User Guides

This user guide is intended to teach you how to navigate within the SAP Plant Maintenance System, show you how to create various notifications, and how to view and print reports about the results of your notifications.

  • Chapter 1 – The Plant Maintenance Notification System
  • Chapter 2 – Creating a Plant Maintenance Notification – Corrective (Type 11)
  • Chapter 3 – Managing Plant Maintenance Notifications
  • Chapter 4 – Creating a Plant Maintenance Notification – Special Order (Type 41)

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SAP PM Training Manual

This user guide is intended to teach you how to navigate within the SAP Plant Maintenance module, show you how to manage maintenance planning, notifications and order procedures within system.

  1. Master Data
    • Functional Location create, change, display
    • Work Centre create, Change, display
    • Task Lists
    • Measuring Points
    • Bill of Materials
  2. Maintenance Planning
    • Single Item Plans
    • Multiple item Plans
    • Scheduling of Plans
    • Deadline Monitoring
  3. Notifications
    • Create
    • Change & Display
    • Approve Notification
    • List of Notifications
    • Close Notifications
  4. Orders ( Create, Change, Display)
    • Assign Fund Management
    • Assign material component
    • Assign service Requirements
    • Assign activity type
    • Assign Permits
    • Release Maintenance Order
    • Change/Edit Maintenance Orders
    • Printing Maintenance Orders
    • Display Maintenance Orders
    • Close Maintenance Orders
    • List of Maintenance Orders
    • Sub Orders
    • Issue Permits
  5. Reports

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SAP PM – Maintenance Planning Guide for Beginners

This document provides instructions with screenshots to your day-to-day plant maintenance tasks in SAP. Content of the document is as follows:

  • Task List/General Task List (without Strategy):
  • Create Task List [IA05]
    Change General Maintenance Task List [IA06]
    Create Task List for Functional Location [IA11]
    Change Task List for Functional Location [IA12]
    Search for Task Lists [IA08]

  • Maintenance Strategies
  • Create Maintenance Strategy [IP11]
    Create General Maintenance Task List [IA05]

  • Task List/General Task List (with Strategy)
  • Maintenance Planning
  • Create Single Cycle Plan [IP41]
    Schedule Maintenance Plans [IP10]
    Create Strategy Plan [IP42]

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SAP ECC 6.0 PM Sample Configuration Document Set

After being inactive for a long time, sorry for this, Here I’ve collected all my configuration documents related to PM module of SAP ECC 6.0. Each guide, which are created for live SAP Projects, describes the necessary steps with screenshots to plan and configure SAP system for Plant Maintenance. Not exhaustive but I belive these documents are good reference for newbies.

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