New functions have been added to general status management, which until now you could only carry out with the old order status management. You can now:
This means that the old order status management is now redundant, and will no longer be supported as of an unspecified future release date. SAP therefore recommends you no longer to use the old order status management.
When you begin the productive start, you should start the conversion report RKOXPRA5 in all the relevant clients. Productive operation is also possible without this report, but you may get incorrect hit quantities when you select by status numbers.
Status-dependent authorizations, which you defined for orders with the old status management, are also valid for orders with the new status management.
Status change documents are always being written. You can display these directly from master data maintenance. Choose: Environment -> Change documents -> For status