SAP Long Material Number- LAMA
In SAP netweaver suite material number ( MATNR) has a length of 18 but with S/4 HANA the material number has an extended up to length 40.
Netweaver MARA table.
S/4 Hana In Premise MARA table.
Though the material number is extended up to 40 chars in the DB to make this actually work , the below customizing has to be adopted.
Here max length can be provided as 40.
In few BAPI’s/interfaces the material numbers are used, in order to enable this to work with extended length, the below customizing has to be performed.
The IMG activity documentation for the Extended Material Number.
Few data elements that uses long material number.