SAP PS - Maintain Activity Control Key

In SAP Project system, you can create control key to perform the different activities and activity elements.

Using Control key in SAP PS system, you can determine the business transactions to be performed when you perform an activity. An activity can be an internal activity, external activity or both.

While defining the control key, you have to specify the indicators and keys for different functions in the control key. You can use SAP standard control keys PS01, PS02 and PS05 for networks.

To maintain control key, follow the steps given below −

Step 1 − Use T-code: OPSU or navigate to SPRO → IMG → Project System → Structures → Operative structure → Network → Setting for network activities → Define Control Key.


Step 2 − In the next screen, click Activity Control screen → New Entries.

Activity Control Key

Step 3 − In the new window, maintain the following fields −

  • Crtl − four digit alphanumeric ID identifies control key

  • Description − Enter the detailed text of control key

Step 4 − Under the Indicator tab, select the following fields −

  • Indicator − You can update the following option under Indicator field.

  • Scheduling − You can select this option to perform the activity elements according to scheduling parameters.

  • Det. Capacity requirements − To determine which activity elements have capacity requirement.

  • General Costs account − To use control key by general costs.

  • Cost − To determine cost with activities.

  • Check the option, Print time ticket and enter value 2 to enter confirmation.

Indicator Tab

Step 5 − Click the save button to save configured activity control details.

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