Create a transport in SAP via Jira transition

To start the work on a issue a Transport is needed in SAP. Therefore a transport can be created, when the work on an issue starts. 

Transition:  All → IN PROGRESS

How to set up the "Original transport management workflow"
SAP Transport Panel: Original Transport Management workflow

  • The user who made the transition is assigned to the issue.
  • A new transport is created in the connected SAP System. The ID of the new transport is afterwards written in the related issue.
  • Also the new transport task can be viewed in the issue by expanding the transport.


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Step-by-step guide

Create transport via issue

StepProcedureExample
1

Navigate to the correct project and click on create in the header bar.

A modal opens, with the current project as default. 

2

Select the issue type Story and fill out the mandatory SAP Transport Panel specific fields. 

  • System field: <Relevant SAP System>

This field can also be changed, when you to create one or multplie Transports with SAP Transport Panel. This is relevant, when multiple Systems and Transport targets are necessary to solve the issue. 

Fill out further mandatory fields. → Click on Create 

3

Open the created issue and select the In Progress-Status in the status selection.

If you can't see the SAP Transport Panel, you have to initiate the SAP Transport Panel by clicking on the App button under the issue summary.

4

Select option Customizing or Workbench from the field Create Transport to create a transport of the specified type. → Click on Start Work

Select None if you do not want to create a transport. This could be relevant, when a transport already exists in SAP.

You have the option to add the transport link manually to the issue later (Add or delete an existing transport).

You can also change the order of the transport links, using the arrow icons in the Transport Panel. This could be relevant, when the deployment order of the transports is necessary to avoid subsequent errors.

5

The issue now assigned to yourself, it is in the status In Progress and a transport was created in the SAP system.

With the creation of a transport there is also a related transport task created, wich can be viewed in the issue by expanding the transport.

Create transport via Kanban board

StepProcedureExample
1

Navigate to the correct project and click on create in the header bar.

A modal opens, with the current project as default. 


2

Select the issue type Story and fill out the mandatory SAP Transport Panel specific fields. 

  • Project system field: <Relevant SAP Project>

Fill out further mandatory fields. → Click on Create

3Navigate in the project on the left navigation bar to the Backlog


4Locate the issue in the backlog and drag the issue to Selected for Development.

5Navigate in the project on the left navigation bar to the Kanban board
6Locate the issue and drag the issue to In Progress column.

7

Select option Customizing or Workbench from the field Create Transport to create a transport of the specified type. → Click on Start Work


Select None if you do not want to create a transport. This could be relevant, when a transport already exists in SAP.

You have the option to add the transport link manually to the issue later (Add or delete an existing transport).

You can also change the order of the transport links, using the arrow icons in the Transport Panel. This could be relevant, when the deployment order of the transports is necessary to avoid subsequent errors.

8The issue now assigned to yourself, it is in the status In Progress and a transport was created in the SAP system.

Optional Test 

  • Has the issue been assigned to the current user?
  • Is there an entry in the SAP Transport Panel?

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