SAP PPPI Process Instruction Categories

 
 
Study Material Contributed by Ulhas Kavle - Senior SAP Consultant, Mahindra Satyam
 
 

Detailing Process Instruction Categories

 

Detailing Process Instruction Categories

 

 

As explained above process instructions are of the following types, one which sends process instructions to the destination and which gets back the requested from the destination to process the data records in SAP.

 

 

Transaction code to configure

 

 

There are many process instruction types are predefined in SAP. Nevertheless you can also create a process instruction category in customizing using the transaction code – O12C. In customizing (transaction code SPRO) SAP provides the different paths to configure process instructions, but they all carry the same transaction code (Define Process instruction categories (general), Define Process instruction categories for SAP PI Sheet using PI assistance, Define Process instruction categories for SAP PI Sheet using characteristics overview).

 

 

Purpose of this section

 

 

Note - This particular section of documentation explains process instruction categories, the configuration involved and the types of process instruction categories in SAP PPPI Process Management. The configuration and explanation of the process instruction categories co-exist together in this section.

 

 

 

  

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Types of Process Instruction Categories and their Configuration

 

 

Process Instruction Category Type
Used in Shop Floor Destination  (PI Sheets) – Type 1 & 4
Used in External Process Control System – Type - 2 & 3
Process Instruction Category for Sending Process Notes or  instructions or Process order related parameters to aid mfg activities
 
Process Instruction Category for sending Process Message Requests in the form of Process Message Categories to the Destination so as to get back the Required data to SAP
 
1 –
Process Parameter
 
X
X
X
 
2 –
Process Data Requests
 
X
X
 
X
3 –
Process Message Subscriptions
 
 
X
 
X
4 –
Process Data Calculation Formulas
 
X
 
 
X
5 – Inspection Results Requests
 
X
 
 
X
6 –
Dynamic Function Calls
 
X
 
 
X
7 –
Sequence Definitions
 
X
 
X
X

 

 
 
 
 
 

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Process Instruction Categories are explained in 2 pages