SAP ABAP Data Element CACS_BUSITIME_B (Effective from)
EA-APPL (Software Component) SAP Enterprise Extension PLM, SCM, Financials
   ICM (Application Component) Incentive and Commission Management (ICM)
     CACSVERS (Package) ICM: Versioning
Basic Data
Short Description Effective from  
Data Type
Category of Dictionary Type D   Domain
Type of Object Referenced     No Information
Domain / Name of Reference Type CACSTIMESTAMP    
Data Type NUMC   Character string with only digits 
Length 14    
Decimal Places 0    
Output Length 19    
Value Table      
Further Characteristics
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Parameter ID   
Default Component name    
Change document    
No Input History    
Basic direction is set to LTR    
No BIDI Filtering    
Field Label
  Length  Field Label  
Short 10 EffectFrom 
Medium 15 Effective from 
Long 20 Effective from 
Heading 18 Effective from 


One of two criteria in commission system period management. Both criteria - effective and technical - must be fulfilled so that a contract version for the current period can be used as a basis for the settlement.


Documents the time at which a change in the master data comes into effect. This does not have to be identical to the time at which processing takes place as changes can, for example, be backdated or take effect at some point in the future.

Technical information

The effective validity always refers to the database server clock (time stamp format: YYYY.MM.DD hh:mm:ss). This must be checked against the effective evaluation date, which may differ from the current time. The following special feature applies for the effective start date:

You must not date the effective start date before the oldest date. In the SAP standard system, this date is 01/01/1900. If you do so, there is a risk of the transactional data losing its validity.

Last changed by/on SAP  20100310 
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