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The way to solve the error “Requirements planning is not active in plant XXXX”

The SAP system may pop up an error message “Requirements planning is not active in plant XXXX” when we use transaction code MD02 to run MRP. This is because the requirements planning for the plant is inactive, and this article guides you to solve it.


STEP 1 Find the error message and double click it.

You can see the screenshot below, the SAP system occur the error message in the bottom left corner, then double click it.


STEP 2 Analyze the diagnosis and the procedure.

You can see the picture below, the SAP system give us the diagnosis of the error message, and the procedure to solve it. From the diagnosis we know that we should active the requirements planning in the plant, we just need to click on the “Activate MRP and set up planning file”.


STEP 3 Get into transaction OMDU.

Click “Activate MRP and Set Up Planning File”, then SAP will jump to the transaction OMDU.


STEP 4 Click the “Material requirements planning” button.


STEP 5 Tick the check box of field “Activate requirements planning” for the plant and save.