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2951268 - Unassigned approval task in Purchase order with Process type To stock

Symptom

As per approval conditions you don't expect Un assigned approval task

 or

Purchase order with Process type To stock should not go for Account assignment related work distribution approvals

 or

"
Business task is inconsistent - no valid responsible person/organization

Searching for responsible in non-configurable work category:

"

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Application user mangement work center
  2.  Go to Business task management View
  3.  Where you see a un assigned task
  4.  Select it and scroll down
  5.  where you can see action log with below details

"Business task is inconsistent - no valid responsible person/organization

Searching for responsible in non-configurable work category:XXXXXXXXXX

"

where XXXXXXXXXX is work distribution related to account assignment

Cause

1.You have used Process type :To stock on Purchase orders and thus it will not have any accounting Assignment and  so approver is not found.

2.also

You have used account assignment type does not contain Project task but system will consider as "Purchase  order does not contain Project task",

since in your case there is no Project task  the condition becomes true, so approaval task is triggered

or

You have used account assignment type does not contain cost center but system will consider as "Purchase  order does not contain cost center",

since in your case there is no Project task  the condition becomes true, so approaval task is triggered

Resolution

In approval conditions Add one more condition as Process type contains Non stock with AND,so that  only if the Purchase order is non stock this condition is applicable

Keywords

To stock , , KBA , SRD-SRM-PRO , Purchase Requests and Orders , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions