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You want to create a transport request in the development system where your software changes have to be recorded.

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You can also create transport requests from within a change document, on the Transport Management assignment block. In this case, a dialog box appears where you have to specify users, and you do not navigate directly to the task list.

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  • A task list exists whose status is Active.

  • You have been assigned the SAP_CM_DEVELOPER_COMP role in the SAP Solution Manager system.

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    If you execute this task from within the Schedule Manager, you must have been assigned the SAP_CHANGEMAN_OPERATOR role in the managed system.

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To create a transport request from within a task list, proceed as follows:

  1. Call transaction /TMWFLOW/MAINTINST.

  2. On the desired project tab page, select Display/Change Existing Task Lists for <Projects>.

    The system displays a list of the task lists whose status is Active (default setting). To select or activate task lists with other statuses, see Changing the Status of Task Lists.

  3. Click the task list for which you need to create a new transport request.

  4. Under the task node of the development system, select Create Transport Request, and then start the action by choosing Execute.

  5. On the screen that appears, enter or select the owner of the request you want to create and a short text for the request. You can also add developers to whom you want to assign transport tasks within this request.

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    If you do not enter these parameters, a request is created that contains your user as the owner, a single task for your user, and a generated short description.

    After the transport request has been created, the task list for the maintenance cycle is displayed again.

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  6. Check the status of your task. If you need more information about the task, check the application log in the Daily overview of the task list.


In the selected development system two transport requests (a workbench and a Customizing request) are created for the specified owner and developers.

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In the case of urgent changes, only one open workbench and one open Customizing request are permitted at any time.

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The created transport requests are connected to the task list. The transport requests are provided with the transport request attributes SAP_CTS_PROJECT (which contains the CTS project ID) and SAP_TMWFLOW (which contains the task list ID of your task list).