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2586449 - Error message: Purchase order item xxx-x (represents the PO item ID) cannot be confirmed. A goods and services receipt cannot be created for time and labor management items.

Symptom

You cannot create a Goods and Services Receipt due to this error message

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Goods and Services Receipts work center.
  2. Go to the Purchase Orders to Be Delivered view.
  3. Select Show by Documents.
  4. Find and select the relevant PO.
  5. Select New Goods and Services Receipt you receive an above mentioned error.

Cause

If the Purchase Order item is enabled for Time Recording Required.

If the Purchase Order item source of supply is Contract in which the Time Recording Required is enabled.

Resolution

Like mentioned above, since the item is relevant for time and labor management, you can only perform the delivery through time recording and then the system automatically creates the Goods and Services Receipt.

  1. Access Home work center.
  2. Navigate to Self-Services -> Self-Services Overview.
  3. Under the Time section, click on Edit Time Sheet.
  4. Create a time recording information in the employee Time Sheet.
  5. Click on Release and select one of the release options.

Keywords

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Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions