Before routings are archived and deleted, the system checks for the following usages:
The routing is stored in the material master record as a part of a production version.
This criterion is only relevant if the Quality Management System (QM) is active in your system. You can only archive a routing if it is no longer used in an inspection lot.
You can only archive reference operation sets or reference rate routings if references to other task lists no longer exist.
A run schedule header always requires information from its routing, for example for confirmation. You can only archive this type of routing if the run schedule header is complete and archived.
Therefore, the archiving functionality for routings is dependent on the following objects:
What Happens If a Routing Is Still Used
If during the usage check the system finds a routing which is still being used or which meets the checking criteria you specified (with SAP Enhancement CPRE0001), the system responds in one of the following ways: