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You can use rating orders to create consumption items based on cycles in SAP Convergent Invoicing. This is for example recommended if you want to bill recurring charges for consumption items or if you want to ensure that SAP Convergent Charging activates contracts at regular intervals.

You generate rating orders using a new mass activity (transaction FKKBIX_CYC_MA).

Technical Details

Technical Name of Product Feature


Product Feature Is


Country Dependency

Valid for all countries

Software Component Version

IS-UT 6.17

Application Component

IS-UT (Start of the navigation path Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable Next navigation step Convergent Invoicing End of the navigation path)

Available As Of

SAP Enhancement Package 7 for SAP ERP 6.0, SP 06

Required Business Functions


Effects on Customizing

You make the system settings for rating orders in Customizing for Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable under Start of the navigation path Convergent Invoicing Next navigation step Basic Functions Next navigation step Date Control Next navigation step Rating Orders End of the navigation path.

You use the rating order category to define the purpose of a rating order here. You can for example use the category to ensure that the charge plans in SAP Convergent Charging are run at least once.

You can use rating order types to control the creation of consumption items (such as monthly creation of a consumption item for the basic charge for Internet usage).

More Information

For more information, see the documentation for the business function Utilities, Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable 4E.