You can archive internal orders independently of other archiving programs.
Settlement documents for internal orders are automatically archived when you archive using the CO_ORDER archiving object. The system does not check the settlement document retention periods in such cases.
If you want to ensure that settlement documents are stored in separate archive files, you should choose retention periods for internal orders and settlement documents in such a way that the total of order retention periods 1 and 2 is more than the retention period for the settlement documents. You should also archive the settlement documents before archiving the internal orders.
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