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2526498 - Creating an Opportunity without an Account

Symptom

You want to create an opportunity without an account linked to it.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Sales work center.
  2. Go to the Opportunities view.
  3. Click on New.
  4. The field Account is marked as mandatory.

Cause

The account role is a standard delivered role for opportunities and cannot be changed.

Resolution

You may want to consider the following alternative - It is possible to delete the account entry from the involved parties table. A custom solution to do this could be implemented. However note that an opportunity without account will be inconsistent and follow up actions may be disabled due to this.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-CC-FED , Feeds , How To

Product

SAP Cloud for Customer core applications 1705 (old) ; SAP Cloud for Customer core applications 1708 (old) ; SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer 1708 ; SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer add-ins 1705