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2306275 - Different payer on header and item level in sales order is not possible. (credit control area determination).


  • You want to enter an alternative payer at item level and receive the error message VP 237 "Credit limit customer differs from credit limit customer in header". 
  • According to business requirement, different payer in sales order need to be allowed.
  • You want to deactive the credit management to achieve the requirement, but don't know how. 



  • Sales And Distribution (SD)
  • Logistics Execution (LE)
  • SAP R/3
  • SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA


SAP ERP 6.0 ; SAP enhancement package 6 for SAP ERP 6.0, version for SAP HANA


VP 237, item payer, payer, item, item partner, credit management, credit control area , KBA , SD-BF-CM , Credit Management , How To

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