Archiving PLPO and PLAS tables only
We have a custom developed program to maintain Task Lists.
In this development we copy a specific set of applicable operations
from groupcounter u201C00u201D into the newly created Task List (Last
groupcounter + 1) or when updating operations.
Above solution has caused tremendous data growth in the datasets PLPO
and PLAS; 2,7 Mj records PLAS entries and 2,9 Mj. PLPO entries.
This data growth is in some cases causing run-time errors on some
programs; For ex. WPSTS_TASKLIST_READ_FROM_DB
Although 2,2 Mj. Out of 2,7 Mj PLAS entries are marked for deletion, none of the PLPO entries have a deletion mark. Joined Task Lists in PLKO are still active.
SAP archiving (PM_PLAN) is not capable of deleting inactive operations.
Archiving can only be done on complete Task Lists.
We are looking for a way to clean the amount of records in PLPO and PLAS tables, perhaps a customized copy of PM_PLAN in AOBJ will do the trick but we lack experience on that subject.
Please advise on how to do so.
Unfortunately this is the standard behaviour, all task lists must
be fully completed before archiving can be performed.
Thank you for contacting SAP Active Global Support.