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2889255 - Message no. ME016: "Item category not defined (please check your input)" when editing a PR created via MRP

Symptom

You run MRP for an externally procured material which has a quota arrangement. MRP creates a Purchase Requisition with "<blank>" item category (EBAN-PSTYP).

When you try to edit the Purchase Requisition, you receive Message no. ME016: "Item category not defined (please check your input)".


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Environment

  • SAP ERP Release Independent
  • SAP S/4HANA
  • Material Requirements Planning - PP-MRP
  • Materials Management (MM)

Product

SAP ERP 6.0 ; SAP S/4HANA 1610 ; SAP S/4HANA 1709 ; SAP S/4HANA 1809 ; SAP S/4HANA 1909 ; SAP S/4HANA 2020 ; SAP S/4HANA, on-premise edition 1511

Keywords

MRP, ME0 16, unable, convert, PR, PO , KBA , PP-MRP , Material Requirements Planning , MM-PUR-REQ , Purchase Requisitions , Problem

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