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3109471 - Error - General ledger account alias AAAAA does not exist

Symptom

You get the error message "General ledger account alias AAAAA does not exist" when you create Journal Entries using webservice "ManageJournalEntryIn".

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Application and User Management--Service Explorer.
  2. Find the webservice "ManageJournalEntryIn" and then download WSDL.
  3. Save the WSDL in your local drive.
  4. Load the wsdl in SOAP UI.
  5. Input your code of uploading journal entry.
  6. Input the user name and login password.
  7. Run the request, then you get the error - General ledger account alias AAAAA does not exist.

Cause

There are two possible reasons:

  1. You have entered the G/L Account instead of Account Determination Group. Basically, you have to enter the G/L Account Alias, not the G/L Account. 
  2. You have to choose the Account Determination Group,  but the Account Determination Group ID does not fall under below Subledgers:
  • General Ledger
    • Groups for Other Income
    • Groups for Other Current Assets
    • Groups for Other Liabilities
  • Costs
    • Groups for General Expenses

Resolution

Follow the below steps, to identify the GeneralLedgerAccountAliasCode(Account Determination Group ID) under correct Subledger:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work centre.
  2. Click on Overview.
  3. Search for the Fine Tune activity - Chart of Accounts: Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination
  4. Click on Edit Account Determination Group.
  5. Select the GeneralLedgerAccountAliasCode(Group ID) which fall under below Subledgers and execute the payload in SOAP UI:
  • General Ledger
    • Groups for Other Income
    • Groups for Other Current Assets
    • Groups for Other Liabilities
  • Costs
    • Groups for General Expenses

    Keywords

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    Product

    SAP Business ByDesign all versions