Flagging Material Master Records for Deletion: For a material master record to be deleted by the archive and delete program, it must be flagged for deletion. You can set deletion flags at different organizational levels, for example, at plant level or at sales organization level. The material master record is then deleted at this level and at all lower levels. You set a deletion flag at client level. Since it is the highest hierarchy level, the material master record is deleted at this level and at all lower levels.
You set a deletion flag at plant level. Since it is below client level, the material master record is deleted at plant level and at all lower levels (for example, at storage location level), but not at client level.
Flagging Material Master Records for Deletion
you have the following options:
Setting the deletion flag with immediate effect
Scheduling the setting of the deletion flag
As an aid, you can choose the materials to be flagged for deletion from a proposal list. This list contains all materials without stocks.
If you created an material by error and you want to delete that material from the data base you can do it in this simple 4 steps. The only condition is that this material has to have no material movement recorded.
Menu Path: Logistics > Production >Master Data > Material >Flag for Deletion >MM06 –Immediately
Tcode : MM06
These are the steps:
1) Flag material for deletion. transaction MM06
2) Run report MMREO001 – Selection of materials flagged for deletion and select the material
3) Run report MMREO050 Archive Materials to archive the material (some customisig settings might be required)
4) Run report MMREO110 Deletion Program for Archiving Materials to delete the material from the database.
Also See: How to extend a material to a new storage location – SAP MM
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