Change and Transport System – Overview (BC-CTS)

The Change and Transport System (CTS) is a tool that helps you to organize development projects in the ABAP Workbench and in Customizing, and then transport the changes between the SAP Systems in your system landscape.This documentation gives you an overview of how you can use the CTS to organize your changes, as well as basic information on setting up your system and client landscape and choosing a transport strategy. Read and follow this documentation when planning your development project.

Contents

 

Change and Transport System – Overview
(BC-CTS)…………………………………………. 6

Basics of the Change and Transport System…….7

Change Management in the SAP System Landscape …………..8

Clients and Their Roles
………………………………….10

System
Landscape………………………………………..12

Transport Organizer – Concept ……………………….15

Transport Management System – Concept ………18

Basics of Transport Control……………………………21

Transport Layers and Transport Routes …………22

Assignment of Development Projects to Transport Layers…..24

Extended Transport Control………………………….25

Transport Strategy in the CTS ………………………..29

Transports with Import Queues………………………31

Mass Transports
………………………………………..33

Single Transports
……………………………………….35

Transport Workflow
………………………………………37

Using Projects to Control Transports ……………..40

TMS Quality Assurance ………………………………….41

Transactions and Tools in the CTS…………………43

Transport
Organizer………………………………………44

Functions in the Transport Organizer …………….45

Change Requests …………………………………..46

Transports of Copies and Relocations……….48

Transport Organizer (Extended View) ……………50

Piece
Lists…………………………………………….51

Client Transports……………………………………52

Delivery Transports………………………………..53

Request
Overview………………………………………54

Functions in the Request Overview…………..55

Objects in the Transport Request and IMG Activities……..57

Transport Organizer Tools ……………………………58

Transport Management System (TMS)…………….59

User Exits in the Change and Transport
System………………..60

Authorization Concept in the CTS…………………..61

Roles in the Change and Transport System……62

Transport Administrator …………………………..63

Transport Operator …………………………………65

Authorizations in the CTS
…………………………….66

Authorizations in the Transport Organizer ….69

Authorizations in TMS……………………………..71

TMS Trusted Services ………………………..73

Setting Authorizations for TMS…………….74

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