1757235 - Error Message: DD/MM/YYYY to DD1/MM1/YYYY1; Cost Center XYZ must be below a Business Residence. It is also possible to flag both definitions on the same org unit

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1757235 - Error Message: DD/MM/YYYY to DD1/MM1/YYYY1; Cost Center XYZ must be below a Business Residence. It is also possible to flag both definitions on the same org unit

Symptom

When you try to Check or Activate an Organizational Structure, system throws below error message:

DD/MM/YYYY to DD1/MM1/YYYY1; Cost center XYZ must be below a Business Residence. It is also possible to flag both definitions on the same org unit

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Organizational Management work center.
  2. Select Org Structures view.
  3. Select and Edit the respective Org Structure.
  4. Check or Activate the Org Structure.

System throws above error message.

Cause

In principle, A cost center must have a business Residence either on that Cost Center or above it.

If you have a Cost Center attribute assigned to an Org Unit then it is mandatory to have a Business Residence either in that Org Unit or any of its Superordinate Org Units.

Resolution

The system works as designed.

To resolve the issue, follow the below steps:

  1. Go to Organizational Management work center.
  2. Select Edit Org Structures.
  3. Set the Effective From date as DD/MM/YYYY (Note: this date should be equal to the Valid From date of the Cost Center).
  4. Search and highlight the Org Unit XYZ or its higher level org unit.
  5. Go to Definitions tab.
  6. Check the Business Residence option.

See Also

You can also refer to below documents, if the above solution doesn't resolve your issue:

1538493 - Error "DD/MM/YYYY to DD/MM/YYYY; Cost center XYZ must be below a Business Residence. It is also possible to flag both definitions on the same org unit." while Checking an Org Structure

1666424 - Error Message: DD/MM/YYYY to DD/MM/YYYY; Cost Center A must be below a Business Residence. It is also possible to flag both definitions on the same org unit

Keywords

KBA , SRD-MD-OM , Organizational Management , Product Enhancement

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions