Often there is a need for Functional Consultants to create Multiple Transport requests for a Particular Business Process. These Transport requests could be Workbench Request or Customising Transport request.

It would be a wise Idea if we can Merge all the Multiple Transport request i.e Workbench and Customising created for a particular Business Process into a Single Transport request. This helps in segregating our Multiple Transport requests into a Few Transport Requests which becomes easier to handle. This also eliminates Transportation issues related to dependent transport requests.

Here, I am going to demonstrate Merging Multiple Customising Transport requests into One Transport request and then Merging this Customising Transport Request to a Workbench Transport Request to create a single Workbench Transport request.

Lets Move…

In transaction SE10, I am going to fetch all my modifiable Customising and Workbench Requests

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As seen, for one of my Business Process, I have created three Customising and one Workbench Request.

These four Request belong to a particular subcontracting Process, so I would like to Merge these four transport Requests into a Single Transport request.

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To Merge the Transport request, Select the Transport request and Go to Utilities—>Reorganise—>Merge Requests.

With the above Option you can Merge Only One Customising Request to another Customising Request or One Workbench Request to another Workbench request but you cannot merge a Customising Request to a Workbench Request.

There is a different way of merging a Customising Request to a Workbench request which is explained in later part of the document.

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On Clicking the Merge Request Option, you will get a below Popup in which i will give the Transport Request which needs to be merged with the Other Transport Request

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As seen below Customising Transport Reequest: EDVK910802 is no  more reflecting. The Task assigned to this Request has now been assigned to Request EDVK910804 and then the Customising request EDVK910802 has been deleted.

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As can be seen below, the Task assigned to Request EDVK910802 has now been assigned to Request EDVK910804.

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Next we will merge Request EDVK910804 with Request EDVK910806 using the same steps we did earlier

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As can  be seen below we now only have one Customising request: EDVK910806 with three Customising tasks

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Now, We will Merge/Append  Customising Request EDVK910806 to the Workbench request EDVK910800.

To acheive this Go to Utilities—>Reorganize—>Customizing Request—>Append to Workbench Request

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You will get a Popup message, wherein you need to give in the Customizing Request that needs to be appended to the Workbench request.

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Once done you will get below message

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You can now see in Transaction SE09 or SE10  below One Modifiable Workbench Request only and no Customizing request

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On expanding the Task List of the Workbench request EDVK910800, it now has Customising Request EDVK910806 with all its task and Workbench Task EDVK910801

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Once the above Mergers are don , I will change the Description of my Workbench Request to same meaningful one that represents my Business Process for which the requests were created.

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Note: Incase there is a need to remove the Customizing Request from the Workbench Request follow the below menupath

Go to Utilities—>Reorganize—>Customizing Request—>Split from Workbench Request

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On splitting you will get below display and message

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