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2458596 - Error QS291 - authorization error while entering UD code (Q_UD_CODE)


  • While selecting UD (usage decision) code in transaction QA11, QA12 an error message is triggered:
    "You have no authorization for this catalog entry - Message no. QS291
    You are not authorized to select this catalog entry.
    System Response
    The function was not carried out.
    Select a different entry or cancel processing.
    Contact the system administration responsible for maintaining the authorization.
    You can display detailed information for the requested authorization:
    Display authorization information"
  • In transaction SU53 authorization object Q_UD_CODE fails with error, as it seems to check an incorrect plant. User has authorization for the plant of the inspection lot (QALS-WERK), but a different plant is checked. For example:
    Plant of the inspection lot is 0001, but authorization fails for plant 0002:

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  • SAP ERP Quality Management (QM)
  • SAP R/3
  • SAP R/3 Enterprise
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA
  • SAP S/4HANA, on-premise


SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP R/3 Enterprise all versions ; SAP R/3 all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA all versions


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