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With the transactional app Monitor External Requirements, you can monitor the uncovered requirements originating from sales orders and stock transport orders in a selected area of responsibility. You can specify a shortage definition and a time horizon to determine which uncovered external requirements you want to check.

Key Features

With the Monitor External Requirements app, you can do the following:

  • Select an area of responsibility

  • Select a shortage definition and specify a time horizon to determine the scope of the uncovered external requirements you want to check

  • Narrow down the scope of the requirements list by using facet filters

  • View a table of sales orders and stock transport orders according to the selected shortage definition as well as other selection criteria

  • Open a quickview for the material

  • Personalize the table by choosing which table columns are shown and how table entries are sorted

  • Tailor the app to your needs and save the combination of shortage definition, time horizon, and filters as a variant

  • Save your personalized variants as tiles on your home page from which you can access this Monitor... app or directly navigate to the respective Manage... app.

    For more information about variants see Working with Variants.

  • View details of selected materials and check different solutions on the Manage External Requirements app

Technical Features

In addition, this app supports the following technical features and options. Some of these features require additional components or settings in your system landscape:

Navigation Targets

This app enables users to access other apps directly (for example to display detailed information).


Linked apps have to be already available in your system landscape or you have to implement them along with this app.

The app offers the possibility to directly access the Manage External Requirements app, the Manage Material Coverage app, and the Material fact sheet.

System Landscape Requirements

In order to be able to implement this app, your system landscape has to be enabled for SAP Fiori. One of the requirements for your system landscape is that your back-end product meets the required product version stack:

Required Back-End Product (Product Version Stack)

  • SAP enhancement package 8 for SAP ERP 6.0 (01 (01/2016))
  • SAP enhancement package 7 for SAP ERP 6.0 (11 (01/2016))

The front-end components of this app (such as the user interface) are delivered together with the components of other apps as part of this SAP Fiori product:

Front-End Components Delivered with (Product Version Stack)

SAP Fiori 1.0 for SAP ERP ( 09 (01/2016) )

For more information, see the app implementation document of this app.

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