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2887212 - Creation of BOM Sub-Items in S4HANA Cloud


  • The Migration Cockpit object Material BOM has no fields / tabs available to create sub-items in S4HANA Cloud
  • The Cloud documentation says that 'BOM Subitems' is supported for the BOM Migration Object but not clear , detailed how this can be maintained 
  • The API API_BILL_OF_MATERIAL_SRV cannot be used to update , create BOM Sub Items in S4HANA Cloud
  • Subitems are not displayed in the MultiLevel BOM Explosion Apps 
  • Subitems maintained in a Bill of Material are not copied to a Production Order


  • SAP S/4 HANA Cloud
  • Research and Development


Missing Functionality

The creation of Sub-items is not possible yet in S4HANA Cloud for Bill of Materials .

It is not possible through The Migration Cockpit , Fiori App 'Maintain Bill Of Material'  or API API_BILL_OF_MATERIAL_SRV

Sub-items have no operational function in the BOM. They are not copied to the production order or displayed in the BOM Explosion apps


Please follow the KBA 2712608  and submit a feature request if you would like the functionality added

See Also

documentation for Sub-items 


BOM_ENGINEER , "installation point" , KBA , LO-MD-BOM , Bills of Material , PLM-FIO-BOM , Fiori UI for Material BOM , Problem


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