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 cFolders Import Export of MPN


Technical Data

Technical Name of the Business Function


Type of Business Function

Enterprise Business Function

Available as of

SAP ERP 6.0 Enhancement Package 3

ECC Software Component


ECC Application Component

cFolders (PLM_CFO)

Business Intelligence Content

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SAP Enterprise Services

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JAVA Software Component

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Portal Content

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Additional Content Available in Other SAP Applications

As of SAP cProject Suite 4.5

Business Function Requiring Activation in Addition

Not relevant

You can use this business function to import manufacturer part numbers (MPNs) that are linked to a material from a cFolders system. This allows you to exchange MPNs with your contract manufacturers during a collaboration. As the import and export of documents, materials, bills of material, and iPPE objects are supported, all collaboration possibilities are enabled.


  • Your cFolders system is on a separate server to the back-end server.

  • You have set up an RFC connection between cFolders and the back-end system. For more information, see the Implementation Guide under Start of the navigation path Integration with Other Components Next navigation step Collaboration Folders Next navigation step Specify cFolders System Data End of the navigation path .


This Business Function allows you to specify that you want to include any MPNs linked to a material when you import the material from cFolders to the back-end system.

For more information about integrating cFolders with a back-end system, see the SAP Library for Project and Portfolio Management under Start of the navigation path Design Collaboration with cFolders Next navigation step Deployment Possibilities Next navigation step cFolders Back-End Integration End of the navigation path.