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2655006 - Shopping Cart Self Approval

Symptom

While approving Shopping cart , Approver is getting error: Shopping cart approval not possible

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Cause

The approver and Requester/Creator are same in Shopping cart.

So only if you have chosen the business configuration question given below, the approver who is also a requester can approve the shopping cart.

Do you want to allow self-approval for shopping cart approvals?

Also note that Self approval question only covers the cases where the task is generated against the creator or requester of the Shopping cart via the Direct Approvers, however, if it is any other Work distribution this question is not applicable.

 

Resolution

Follow below steps to enable self approval for Shopping carts:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Go to implementation projects
  3. Click on Edit project scope
  4. Go to Step 4 Questions
  5. Expand Purchasing
  6. Expand Self-Service Procurement
  7. Select Shopping carts
  8. You will see the question at the end of the list
  9. Check mark it and complete next steps

 You may follow similar steps for Purchase orders as well

Keywords

Shopping cart self approval, Shopping cart approval not possible, Allow self approval , KBA , shopping cart approval , AP-REQ , Internal Request Processing , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions