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3025736 - Error KS137 when trying to delete cost center

Symptom

When you try to delete cost center, you get error KS137

"Cannot delete: dependent records for cost center XXXX in table CSSL".

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

Delete cost center.

Cause

There is no functionality available to set a cost center to inactive.

Resolution

If you do not want to allow postings on a cost center anymore you can lock the cost center for postings by selecting the "block primary cost posting" and "block secondary cost posting" buttons in the cost center master.

However, the cost center will still be visible in the value help and the search field.

Keywords

KS 137, cost center, inactive, manage cost centers, CSSL, inconsistency, freeze, freezing. , KBA , CO-OM-CCA-A , Master Data , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions