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Technical Data

Technical Name of Business Function


Type of Business Function

Enterprise Business Function

Available As Of

SAP Enhancement Package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0

Technical Usage

Central Applications (if Used with SAP ERP)

Application Component

SAP NetWeaver Information Lifecycle Management (BC-ILM)

Directly Dependent Business Function Requiring Activation in Addition

Not relevant


  • You have purchased the license for SAP NetWeaver Information Lifecycle Management.

  • You have installed the following components:

    Type of Component

    Component (as of version)


    Software Component

    • SAP_BASIS 702

    • SAP_ABA 702

    SAP NetWeaver BW

    SAP_BW 702

    For queries about data in Retention Warehouse (lifecycle management of data from decommissioned systems)


This Business Function enhances the SAP system with ILM-specific functions for data storage and data retention that complies with the law.

For more information, see Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) in SAP System