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1853679 - Cannot Reverse Closure of Purchasing Contract

Symptom

You want to reverse the status of a Contract that is set on Closed.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Sourcing and Contracting work center.
  2. Choose the Contracts view.
  3. Show: All Contracts and click button Go.
  4. The result list displays : All Contracts.
  5. Choose Contract X from the result list. (X refers to contract ID)
  6. Click button Edit.
  7. Click button Close Contract.
  8. Status is set on Closed.

Cause

It is not possible to reverse a closed contract.

Resolution

We can only suggest you to create a new contract while copying the closed contract.
Kindly follow the below steps to copy the closed contract :

  1. Go to Sourcing and Contracting work center.
  2. Choose the Contracts view.
  3. Show All Contracts and Go.
  4. The result list displays : All Contracts.
  5. Choose Contract X from the result list.
  6. Click button Copy.
  7. Edit the details accordingly.
  8. Release the contract.

 Note : It is not possible to activate the closed contracts from the backend as well.

See Also

KBA   2300994 - Purchasing Contract Status set to Expired

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Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions