Network type is defined as an order type with different order categories- Production order, network order, etc.
These orders represent different business transactions- CO01 / CO11N, IW31, KO01, OPSC and these order parameters are defined by order categories. All these order types are relevant for specific applications.
In SAP PS system, a network type is used to contain the information for controlling and managing networks. Network is defined as work order that has a structure in common with production, maintenance, and inspection orders.
In SAP system, when you define a network, it should also contain a network type maintained with it.
Network type in PS system determines −
To maintain a Network type, follow the steps given below −
Step 1 − Use T-Code: OPSC or go to SPRO → IMG → Project System → Structures → Operative structure → Network → Setting for Network → Maintain Network Type.
Step 2 − In the next screen, click New Entries to create a network type.
Step 3 − In the next screen, enter the following details −
Order Type − Enter unique id that identifies the order type in SAP system
Control Indicator − to select classification and to copy data to Controlling
Residence Time 1
Residence Time 2
Functional Area − To create Profit and Loss account in FI
Settlement profile and other fields as shown below.
Step 4 − Click the save button at the top.