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3048885 - How to change the expired useful life of an asset - S/4HANA CLOUD

Symptom

It is required to change the expired useful life of an asset, however the field 'Expired useful life' is greyed out in Edit mode.

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Enter app Manage Fixed Assets
  2. Search for the Asset number
  3. Enter Valuation view
  4. Go to Edit mode
  5. Field 'Expired useful life' is greyed out

Cause

The field is automatically calculated by the system and it starts counting from the date maintained in field 'Depreciation start date'.

Resolution

The field became editable if you manually change the 'Depreciation start date' to a later date.

Before the system allows you to save, some warning messages will come, go through them carefully.

Once the Depreciation start date has been changed the 'Expired useful life' field will became editable.


Keywords

expired useful life, depreciation start date , KBA , FI-AA-AA-C , Transactions , FI-FIO-AA , Fiori UI for Asset Accounting , FI-AA-AA-A , Master Data , How To

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2102