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Steps to de-activate AVAC for Individual WBS element using User Status

The purpose of this document to set deactivate (Availability Control) AVAC for WBS element using User Status.

Step 1: Create User Status (BS02)

Create User Status and setup deactivate AVAC business transaction


Double click on DEAV status to set the Business transaction


Save the User Status

Step 2: Assign User Status to Project Profile (OPSA)

SPRO – Project System – Structures – Operative Structures – Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) – Create Project Profile

Assign the User Status Profile to Project Profile in the Control Tab


Step 3: Maintain Budget Profile (OPS9)

SPRO – Project System – Costs – Budget – Maintain Budget Profiles


This is a sample Budget Profile setup, our scenario should work for all combinations

Step 4: Assign Budget Profile to Project Profile

SPRO – Project System – Costs – Budget – Stipulate Default Budget Profile for Project Definition


Step 5: Project Creation

Project is Created, AVAC is activated for WBS element C-000034-01-01 and deactivated for WBS element C-000034-01-02

AVAC was not activated yet.


Step 6 : Budgeting

On allocating the Budget (1000 USD), AVAC status got activated automatically for all WBS element, irrespective of User status.

User status for C-000034-01-02 is set as DEAV


To deactivate AVAC functionality, you need to have some budget in the WBS element.

Step 7: Validating AVAC Setup

Case 1: Adding commitment to WBS element with AVAC activated


On saving the Project


Checking the detailed information by Extras – Logs – Cost Calculation


Case 2: Adding commitment to WBS element with AVAC deactivated


On Save, Project will be saved successfully.

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