Performing Transports with the TMS
Up to release SAP R/3 3.1H, the import phase of transports was always performed at the operating system level. Since the introduction of the TMS, there is a full suite of functions for managing transports and performing imports from within the SAP systems. The TMS uses the tp program for performing imports and other functions.
You can still use all the functionality available with the transport control program tp and even with R3trans. The following sections cover these programs in great detail.
The TMS includes all the security measures to ensure the proper order of imports. It does allow special preliminary transports and the use of unconditional modes, and other special queue functions, similar to the ones ...