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SAP S/4HANA

March 2016
English

Central Configuration for


Business Partners
(J61)
Building Block Configuration Guide

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SAP Best Practices Central Configuration for
Business Partners (J61): Configuration Guide
Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
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SAP Best Practices Central Configuration for
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Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
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Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
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SAP Best Practices Central Configuration for
Business Partners (J61): Configuration Guide
Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
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SAP Best Practices Central Configuration for
Business Partners (J61): Configuration Guide
Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

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1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
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1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
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Business Partners (J61): Configuration Guide
Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
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Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
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SAP Best Practices Central Configuration for
Business Partners (J61): Configuration Guide
Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
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SAP Best Practices Central Configuration for
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Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

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Central Configuration for Business Partners: Configuration Guide...........................................7


1 Purpose............................................................................................................................. 7
2 Preparation........................................................................................................................ 7
2.1 Prerequisites............................................................................................................ 7
2.2 Deployment Options................................................................................................7
2.3 Configuration........................................................................................................... 7
SAP Best Practices Central Configuration for
Business Partners (J61): Configuration Guide
Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
3 Configuration..................................................................................................................... 8
3.1 ERP Partner Functions / Partner Determination......................................................8
3.1.1 Set Up Partner Functions....................................................................................8
3.2 ERP C/V Account Group Settings............................................................................8
3.2.1 Create Number Ranges for Vendor Accounts......................................................9
3.2.2 Define Account Groups with Screen Layout (Vendors)........................................9
3.2.3 Assign Number Ranges to Vendor Account Groups..........................................10
3.2.4 Create Number Ranges for Customer Accounts...............................................10
3.2.5 Define Account Groups with Screen Layout (Customers)..................................11
SAP Best Practices Central Configuration for
Business Partners (J61): Configuration Guide
Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
3.2.6 Assign Number Ranges to Customer Account Groups......................................12
3.2.7 Set Up Partner Determination for Customer Master Partner Determination
Procedures...................................................................................................................... 12
3.2.8 Set Up Partner Determination for Customer Master Partner Determination
Procedure Assignment..................................................................................................... 13
3.2.9 Define Permissible Partner Roles per Account Group.......................................14
3.2.10 Define Partner Schemas...................................................................................15
3.2.11 Assign Partner Schemas to Account Groups.....................................................15
3.3 ERP Customer / Vendor General Settings.............................................................16
3.3.1 Define Customer Groups...................................................................................16
SAP Best Practices Central Configuration for
Business Partners (J61): Configuration Guide
Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
3.3.2 Define Industry Sector For Customers..............................................................16
3.3.3 Define Legal Statuses.......................................................................................18
3.3.4 Define Customer Classifications........................................................................18
3.3.5 Define Contact Person Functions......................................................................18
3.4 BP (Business Partner)........................................................................................... 19
3.4.1 Maintain Industry Systems and Industries.........................................................19
3.4.2 Maintain Legal Forms........................................................................................ 21
3.4.3 Define Departments........................................................................................... 21
3.4.4 Define Standard Departments...........................................................................22
SAP Best Practices Central Configuration for
Business Partners (J61): Configuration Guide
Central Configuration for Business

Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
3.4.5 Define Functions............................................................................................... 22
3.4.6 Define Contact Person Functions......................................................................23
3.4.7 Define Authority................................................................................................. 24
3.4.8 Define Authority................................................................................................. 24
3.4.9 Define VIP Entries............................................................................................. 24
3.4.10 Define VIP Indicator........................................................................................... 25
3.4.11 Maintain Tax Number Categories......................................................................25
3.4.12 Assign Transaction to Address Type..................................................................27
3.4.13 Maintain Authorization Groups..........................................................................27
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Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
3.4.14 Maintain Legal Forms........................................................................................ 28
3.4.15 Define Departments........................................................................................... 28
3.4.16 Define Functions............................................................................................... 29
3.4.17 Define Authority................................................................................................. 29
3.4.18 Define VIP Entries............................................................................................. 29
3.4.19 Activation Switch for Functions..........................................................................30
3.5 CVI......................................................................................................................... 30
3.5.1 Activate Function Modules................................................................................30
3.5.2 Activate PPO Requests for Platform Objects in the Dialog................................31
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Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
3.5.3 Activate Creation of Postprocessing Orders......................................................31
3.5.4 Activate Synchronization Options......................................................................31
3.5.5 Activate Assignment of Contact Persons...........................................................32
3.5.6 Assign Legal Form to Legal Status....................................................................32
3.5.7 Assign Industries............................................................................................... 32
3.5.8 Assign Department Numbers for Contact Person..............................................34
3.5.9 Assign Functions of Contact Person..................................................................34
3.5.10 Assign Authority of Contact Person...................................................................35
3.5.11 Assign VIP Indicator for Contact Person...........................................................36
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Partners: Configuration Guide

1 Purpose
The purpose of this document is to describe the general configuration steps required to
manually set up the configuration within the system landscape that has already been installed
using the corresponding installation or configuration guides for installation.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using
BC Sets and other tools, refer to the Configuration Guide Getting Started of your SAP rapid-
deployment solution that is attached to the SAP Note.
This document supplements the existing Customizing documentation in the Implementation
Guide (IMG) and provides additional information where required.

2 Preparation
2.1 Prerequisites
Before you start installing this scenario, you must install the prerequisite building blocks. For
more information, see the Building Block Prerequisites Matrix.

2.2 Deployment Options


The configuration guide provides the implementation content for the different deployment
options/SAP Products S/4HANA
Public cloud (PC) minimal scope & content
On-premise (OP) full scope and content coverage
Depending on the use case/deployment option/ S/4HANA product version, you need to
implement the required scope/content starting with the Public cloud chapter and proceed with
the next required chapters.
For the full scope of the on-premise scope & content PC and OP are required
For the public cloud scope & content PC is required; OP is not required

2.3 Configuration
3.5.12 Set BP Role Category for Direction BP to Customer.........................................36
3.5.13 Define Number Assignment for Direction BP to Customer................................36
3.5.14 Define Number Assignment for Direction BP to Vendor.....................................37
3.5.15 Set BP Role Category for Direction BP to Vendor.............................................38
4 Manual Rework................................................................................................................ 38