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Deleting a Personnel Number

Deleting a Personnel Number

You may come across many a scenarios which require you to delete a Personnel Number. For example, you have mistakenly hired an employee on a wrong date in your SAP system. Or, the employee is hired and left the organization on the same day.

The following procedure  deletes both the personnel number and all the data that is stored in the system for the employee. Note you must have the necessary authorizations in SAP to execute the program.

In Transaction SE38,

  1.       Enter Program Name RPUDELPN
  2.       Click Execute

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In the next Screen

  1.        Enter the Personnel Number
  2.        Check Detailed Log Flag
  3.        Click Execute

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A confirmation screen is show .Click Yes

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Employee is deleted from SAP system and its data cannot be recovered. Log is shown

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You can also use transaction PU00 to delete some infotypes of an employee.

Thanks & Regards,


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