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3098149 - Check Party Determination Feature Possible Results

Symptom

You are using the feature 'Check Party Determination' and would like to understand better the results presented for your concerned business object being evaluated. You would like pointers on where in the system to check the cause of results presented.

Environment

 SAP Cloud for Customer

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Administrator work center.
  2. Open the General Settings view.
  3. Click in the Check Party Determination hyperlink.
  4. Fill in the required fields.
  5. Click in the Go button.
  6. In the Party Determination Details view, you see results.

You would like more information about what caused these results. 

Resolution

In the tables below you can see the possible results and (if result is not self-explanatory) where you could look for more information.

For Parties:

Result Presented Additional Information
Provided by an Unspecified External Source Usually added manually or set by external service (exception for Account Party, if copied or created as follow-up document)
Provided Automatically by Territory Team Determined via territory team members
Provided Automatically by Sales Data Determined via sales data selection of account
Provided Automatically by Business Rule Determined via rules defined in Sales and Campaign Settings or Service and Social Work Distribution
Provided Automatically by Installation Point or Installed Base Relevant for party determination in Service documents
Provided by Merge of Business Partners Determined via to Business Partner merge process
Provided by enhanced Merge of Business Partners (without Determination) Determined due to Business Partner merge process, whereby the merge does not trigger a re-determination
Provided Automatically by Sales Organization Determines the Sales Unit based on the corresponding Sales Organization
Provided by External Integration Message Determined via S/4 /ECC integration mainly for Plant
Provided Automatically by an Unspecified Internal Source Set by SAP system
Provided Automatically by Account Team Determined via account team members
Provided Automatically by User Data Determined via logged in user
Provided Automatically by Organizational Model Org Unit determined by the primary org assignment of the user in organizational hierarchy
Copied Automatically from a Party with a Different Party Role Category  e.g. Ship-to or Bill-to gets determined via Account itself
Provided by an Unspecified External Source (Offline) Determined offline, basically same approach like in online with possible deviations, valid for all offline determinations
Provided Automatically by an Unspecified Internal Source (Offline)
Provided Automatically by User Data (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Organizational Model (Offline)
Copied Automatically from a Party with a Different Party Role Category (Offline)
Using Default Values (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Business Partner Relationship (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Work Distr. Responsibility or Account  Team (Offline)
Copied from Preceding Business Transaction Document (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Territory Team (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Sales Data (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Business Rule (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Installation Point or Installed Base (Offline)
Provided by Merge of Business Partners (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Business Partner Relationship Determined via the relationship from the Account
Provided Automatically by Account Team (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Work Distribution Responsibility or Account Team Determined via work distribution setup in General Settings -> Employee Work Distribution or via account team
Copied from Preceding Business Transaction Document Simple copy from source document

For Sales Org/Sales Office/Sales Group/Distribution Channel/Division:

Result Presented Additional Information
Provided by an Unspecified External Source Usually added manually or set by external service
Provided Automatically by Organizational Model  Org Unit determined by the primary org assignment of the user in organizational hierarchy
Copied from Preceding Business Transaction Document Simple copy from source document
Provided by Sales Arrangement Data Using the sales data of the account
Provided Automatically by Organizational Model (Offline)
Provided by Intersection of Account and Employee Sales Data Using Sales Org in account that matches with sales org in employee’s sales data
Copied from Preceding Business Transaction Document (Offline) Provided by an Unspecified External Source (Offline)
Provided by Intersection of Account Sales Data and Employee Sales Org Assignment  Using employee org unit assignment in organizational hierarchy
Provided by Employee Sales Data Using employee’s sales data in employee master record
Provided Automatically by Installation Point or Installed Base Relevant for determinations in Service documents
Provided by Sales Arrangement Data (Offline) Determined offline, basically same approach like in online with possible deviations, valid for all offline determinations
Provided by Intersection of Account and Employee Sales Data (Offline)
Provided by Intersection of Account Sales Data and Employee Sales Org Assignment (Offline)
Provided by Employee Sales Data (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Installation Point or Installed Base (Offline)

For Territories:

Result Presented Additional Information
Provided by an Unspecified External Source Usually added manually or set by external service
Provided Automatically by Territory Master Data
Provided by Realignment Run
Copied from Preceding Business Transaction Document
Copied from Preceding Business Transaction Document (Offline)
Provided by Intersection of Account and Employee Territories
Provided by Territory Account Assignment
Provided by an Unspecified External Source (Offline) Usually added manually or set by external service
Provided by Territory Employee Assignment
Provided Automatically by Business Rule Determined via rules defined in Sales and Campaign Settings or Service and Social Work Distribution
Provided Automatically by Installation Point or Installed Base

Relevant for determinations in Service documents

Provided Automatically by Territory Master Data (Offline)
Provided by Intersection of Account and Employee Territories (Offline)
Provided by Territory Account Assignment (Offline)
Provided by Territory Employee Assignment (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Business Rule (Offline)
Provided Automatically by Installation Point or Installed Base (Offline)

Relevant for determinations in Service documents

Provided by Realignment Run without Determination

This document is a work in progress. Support Engineers who handle incidents using this feature may update it with more information in the future.

Keywords

Check Party Determination ; Administrator ; Party Determination Details ; , KBA , LOD-LE-RC-PAP , Party Processing , How To

Product

SAP Cloud for Customer add-ins all versions