In this step you carry out tasks which are only required if you are using CO-PA as a distributed system, i.e. in conjunction with the ALE functions.
The system supports distribution scenarios in which several SAP systems are connected to one another. In CO-PA, this makes it possible to integrate a decentralized contribution margin accounting with a centralized profitability accounting. The required steps include
You can read about the general procedure for setting up distributed applications (ALE) under the heading "Cross-Application Functions" in Customizing. It is recommended that you read that information as well as the distribution scenario for Profitability Analysis.