Guess what: You have a system landscape with total 16 clients and created a fancy report variant. Now, the business folks want this variant in all systems & clients. What now? Well, you can define the variant as global variant and transport it everywhere without having to recreate this darn variant.
Run the program you want to create a variant for in your GOLDEN CLIENT (the client where you do all your development):
Save the variant and name it, starting with the string CUS&…
When you now save the variant, SAP will prompt you to create a transport request. Follow the next prompts, release your transport and import into other systems – that’s it!