Contract is inconsistent due to an error: 'Release not possible; invoice schedule missing for one or more items'.
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Reproducing the Issue
- Go to the Sales Orders work center.
- Go to the Contracts view.
- Search for ABC (ABC represents the Contract ID).
- Click on Edit button.
- It's possible to see the document as Inconsistent due to the error: 'Release not possible; invoice schedule missing for one or more items'.
Error occurred because Price Per Period (PPP) indicator is checked for Line Items XX (XX represents the Line Item ID), and when PPP indicator is checked, it's mandatory to maintain the invoice schedule.
If the Line Item is with Completed status, it means that the user did not release the Line Item, but cancelled them while they were In Preparation status. In this case, the release at header would always fail as it will check all items for which PPP indicator is checked, hence invoice schedule should be maintained.
If the Line Item is not Completed, it's necessary to un-check the PPP indicatior in Items tab, or add the invoice schedule for the mentioned line item in Pricing and Invoicing tab.
If the Line Item is Completed, it is necessary to open an incident for further analysis.
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