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2086310 - Postings Not Permitted; ABC is an Intercompany Settlement Project


You have created a purchase order via a purchase request created from an Intercompany Project with ID ABC. You get the below mentioned error message when you perform a check on the purchase order created.

Postings not permitted; ABC is an intercompany settlement project.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to the Purchase Orders view.
  3. Select the relevant purchase order you have created from the intercompany project and choose Edit.
  4. In the Purchase Order screen choose the Check button.

You receive the above mentioned error message.


You have created the purchase order for an external supplier via a purchase request that was initiated from a project with Project Type as Intercompany Project. In Business ByDesign you will not be able to create purchase orders for an external supplier from an intercompany project.


The system is working as designed.


KBA , AP-PRP , Purchase Request Processing , How To


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