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Author's profile photo Peter Atkin

FAQ: Plant Maintenance Cut-Over Activities/Tasks

Here is a list of cut-over tasks that should be considered during go-live.


Please contribute:

1. Number Ranges (manual activity, or manually created transports)

  • Measurement points
  • Measurement documents
  • Equipment masters
  • Maintenance plans
  • Maintenance items
  • Task lists: general, equipment and functional locations
  • Notifications
  • Orders
  • DMS documents

2. Reports

  • Create default variants for selection screens e.g. IW28/9
  • Create default layouts for ALV displays e.g. IW38/9


3. Maintenance Plans

  • Strategies for maintenance plans
  • Create initial measurement documents which are required for counter based maintenance plans
  • Schedule maintenance plans from start-date of go-live

4. Batch Programs/Interfaces

  • Schedule batch reports such as IP30/CO99/KO8G, custom developed reports/programs, etc.
  • Schedule batch reports with distribution lists to email data to users
  • Schedule batch programs for interfaces

5. Master and Legacy Data

  • Transfer open orders/notifications from legacy system to SAP
  • If required, transfer historical data to SAP: orders, notifications, measurements, etc.
  • Classes & Characteristics (you can ALE these from one system to another)
  • Stock levels for maintenance spares
  • Run program RI_IFLOT2IFLOS if you are using alternative labels for functional locations

6. Master and Legacy Data

  • Set up local printers
  • SmartForm/SAPScript fonts
  • Printer settings for barcodes


7. Finance Data

  • Set up labour rates via KP26
  • Create cost element groups for value categories (OIK2)

8. Translations

  • IMG activities
  • Classes/characteristics

9. Maintenance Stock

  • Print bin labels
  • Check posting periods are open
  • Stock levels for maintenance spares


10. Miscellaneous

  • Data for non-customisable Z tables
  • QuickView/ABAP Query reports
  • Parameter ID settings (transaction SU3)
  • Selection variable settings (transaction STVARV)
  • User favorite menus (requires Z program)
  • User personal lists (requires Z program)
  • Workflow activities e.g. email addresses

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      Author's profile photo Hidayathulla Hasan
      Hidayathulla Hasan


      Thanks for sharing this information. 🙂

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thankyou Pete Atkin, very useful

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thanks sir !

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      If using external services in maintenance orders, I would add the following to the number range list:

      • Service Masters
      • Service Entry Sheets