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2116295 - Change of item category from blank to service

Symptom

You create a purchasing document (Purchase Order, Purchase Requisition, etc.) with item category 'material' (EKPO-PSTYP is blank). Subsequently you change the item category to 'service' (EKPO-PSTYP is 9). Item category change not sent to SRM, and so SRM and ECC will have different information.

You can observe also various issues in follow-on processes for this item.


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Environment

  • Materials Management (MM)
  • SAP R/3
  • SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7
  • SAP ERP Core Component
  • SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA

Product

SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP R/3 Enterprise all versions ; SAP R/3 all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA all versions

Keywords

item category, itemcategory, service, blank, Positionstyp, Material, Dienstleistung, ändern, packno, package, Packung, PO, PR, Bestellung, Banf, Einkauf , KBA , MM-SRV-GF , Basic Functions , MM-SRV-ES , Enterprise Services in External Services , Problem

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