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 WCM, New Functions for WCM Objects


Technical Data

Technical Name of Business Function


Type of Business Function

Enterprise Business Function

Available From

SAP enhancement package 6 for SAP ERP 6.0

Technical Usage

Central Applications

Application Component

Work Clearance Management (PM-WCM)

Required Business Function

Stepwise Tagging and Usage of Work Permits (LOG_EAM_WCM_1)

You can use this business function to define WCM object templates for the generation of WCM objects assigned to maintenance orders. This enhances the existing function of using WCD templates to generate WCM objects.


  • You have installed the following components as of the version mentioned:

    Type of Component


    Required for the Following Features Only

    Software Component

    SAP_APPL 606, EA-APPL 606

  • You have activated the business function Stepwise Tagging and Usage of Work Permits (LOG_EAM_WCM_1).


WCM Object Templates

You can define each of the following WCM objects available in the underlying architecture as a WCM template:

  • Work clearance document (WCD) template

  • Work clearance application

  • Work approval

For more information, see Work Clearance Management.