Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Access Sequence

Access sequence in Partner Determination



Access sequence is a very important tool in partner determination. these are search strategies that a system uses to determine partner. We have to assign a access sequence to each partner function during transaction so that partner determination is carried out easily and automatically. If access sequence are not defined, the system won't be able to search for a partner during a transaction.

  • Some Access Sequence in SAP CRM are  - 
  • Preceding Document
  • Business Partner Relationships
  • Business Partner Relationships By Sales Organization
  • Organizational Data
  • Pricing Hierarchy
  • Current Partner
  • Business Partner Assigned to the User
  • Business Add-Ins (BAdIs)
Access sequence in Partner Determination

Access sequence are a search strategies that a system uses to determine partner. While defining a partner determination procedure, we assign a access sequence to each partner function and during the transaction, the system knows how to search for a partners by using these access sequence. Access sequence are very important in partner determination. If access sequence are not defined, the system wont be able to search for a partner during a transaction. '

Table below explains some access sequence used during partner determination to search for partners.

Source
Explanation
Preceding Document
The document that precedes the current document in the document flow. For example, if a user creates a sales order, the preceding document might be a quotation.
Business Partner Relationships
General relationships defined in a partner's master data. You can view and maintain them in the Contacts and Relationships assignment blocks.
Business Partner Relationships By Sales Organization
Sales area-specific partner function assignments defined in a partner's master data. You can view and maintain them in the Contacts and Relationships assignment blocks.
Organizational Data
The organization model of your company defined in master data.
Pricing Hierarchy
An account hierarchy defined in business partner master data and assigned to the category Pricing.
Current Partner
A partner already included in the current transaction. For example, if the sold-to party has already been entered, it is the current partner. If you have assigned this source to the partner function ship-to party, the sold-to party is also entered as the ship-to party.
Business Partner Assigned to the User
A user can be maintained as a business partner and his or her user ID entered as part of master data. This source is the business partner for the user logged onto the system when partner determination occurs.
Business Add-Ins (BAdIs)
Sources you create yourself using BAdIs in Customizing. To create new sources by implementing BAdIs in Customizing, choose Start of the navigation path Customer Relationship Management Next navigation stepBasic Functions Next navigation stepPartner Processing Next navigation stepBusiness Add-In for Partner End of the navigation path
Own Products
This source is used in business transactions in opportunity management. You maintain information on competitors and competitor products in your business partner master data and use the source to enable automatic determination of this information in the transaction.