The purpose of this page is to provide general guidance for Russian functionality implementation and setup in SAP ERP.
Described information refers only to the Russian functionality setup and doesn’t include general steps for system configuration such as Russian language installation, coding page, etc.
To start using Russian functionality in SAP ERP you need to apply all relative notes to have up-to-date version of functionality, activate BC-sets to get SAP delivered default customizing and complete other customizing.
What is included into Russian functionality
Getting started “Check list”
Russian functionality is part of standard SAP delivery for SAP ERP. It means that there is no need to set up any additional add-on.
It is considered that Russian functionality implementation starts after general set up is complete, including Russian language implementation, code pages.
General information regarding country-specific topic is available in the SAP notes:
1375438 - Globalization Collection Note
1431088 - Globalization FAQs
Russian authorities introduce legal changes quite regularly, therefore it is critical to have up-to-date version of functionality.
In order to work with last version of functionality it is necessary to apply all notes that are relevant for system SP level.
To minimize the number of notes to be applied it is recommended to upgrade SP to the last available version.
2733257 - SAP RU-FI: How to determine the software component for Russian specific functionality.
2383765 - SAP RU-FI, UA-FI, KZ-FI: How to find full list of Notes with restriction by SP on ONE Support Launchpad
2. What is included into Russian Functionality
Information about all available Russian localization functionality and related customizing is provided in the SAP Help documentation on the SAP Help Portal https://help.sap.com.
As an overview you can use list of Russian functionalities for SAP ERP provided in the KBA
2854503 - SAP RU-FI: Localization functionality for Russia
3. Business functions
Some of the functionality is activated via Business Functions.
List of Business functions that refer to Russian functionality is available in the KBA
2872876 - SAP RU-FI: List of Business Functions for Russia
BC-set is the way of delivering customizing. BC-sets are delivered in SAP notes.
The list of available BS sets is provided in the KBA
2872951 - SAP RU-FI: List of BC-sets available for Russia in SAP ERP
BC-set should be activated manually in the system, transaction SCPR20.
- All required customizing for functionality is described in the SAP Help Documentation https://help.sap.com
Link to SAP Help page for Russia: https://help.sap.com/viewer/293e92f54872474fbed03a40a3262ccb/6.18.13/en-US/e420263774be43dabd752f4a8815decb.html
Note: on the SAP Help page you can change the version of the EPH and SP in the left upper corner:
There is WIKI page for Russian functionality: https://wiki.scn.sap.com/wiki/x/7YLDHQ
Additional information is available on the forum for Russian localization. Materials from webinars held by Russian Product Management team are published on the forum.
Please refer to the information in the KBA:
2449598 - RU-FI/LO: Resource for discussion of Russian FI/LO localization in SAP ERP
If help is needed with configuration and customizing – please consider involving SAP Consulting.
Independently of the project volume and scope, a project includes preparation of testing plan, test scenarios and testing itself.
Besides key business processes there can be some specific business needs, some additional requirements, country-specific requirements.
For processes that refer to Russian-specific functionality it is recommended to verify the test scenario and expected results with local accountants \ project members with knowledge of Russian functionality and legal requirements.
If help is needed with assessment of testing scope, testing plan and testing itself - please consider involving SAP Consulting.
7. Getting started “Check list”
|Description of the step||Transaction code||Related information|
|Identify the scope of functionality that you need||SAP KBA 2854503|
|Apply all notes for functionality||SNOTE||SAP KBA 2733257, SAP KBA 2383765|
|Activate relevant Business Functions||SFW5||SAP KBA 2872876|
|Activate BC-set with SAP-delivered customizing||SCPR20||SAP KBA 2872951|
|Complete customizing||SPRO, SM30, SM34||SAP Help Portal , WIKI page|
SAP Help documentation: https://help.sap.com/viewer/293e92f54872474fbed03a40a3262ccb/6.18.13/en-US/e420263774be43dabd752f4a8815decb.html
WIKI page for Russian functionality: https://wiki.scn.sap.com/wiki/x/7YLDHQ
Related SAP Notes/KBAs
SAP KBA 2733257 - SAP RU-FI: How to determine the software component for Russian specific functionality.
SAP KBA 2383765 - SAP RU-FI, UA-FI, KZ-FI: How to find full list of Notes with restriction by SP on ONE Support Launchpad
SAP KBA 2854503 - SAP RU-FI: Localization functionality for Russia
SAP KBA 2872876 - SAP RU-FI: List of Business Functions for Russia
SAP KBA 2872951 - SAP RU-FI: List of BC-sets available for Russia in SAP ERP
SAP KBA 2449598 - RU-FI/LO: Resource for discussion of Russian FI/LO localization in SAP ERP
SAP Note 1375438 - Globalization Collection Note
SAP Note 1431088 - Globalization FAQs