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2402847 - Error "Source of Supply for Purchase Proposal XYZ not valid"

Symptom

The automatic run Release Purchase Proposal Run fails due to following error messages:

Source of supply not valid; purchase proposal XYZ not requested.
Requesting purchase proposal number XYZ not possible.
Source of supply for purchase proposal XYZnot valid.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign all versions

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go To Supply Control Work Center.
  2. Go To  Automated Actions View, Release Purchase Proposal Runs.
  3. Select the filter Active Purchase Proposal Runs and open the Application Log NNN (NNN represents the Application Log ID).
  4. Go to the Results tab.
  5. You can see the above error messages (you may need to expand the result to see the error messages).

Cause

Automated action to Release Purchase Proposals does not process the Purchase Proposals for cases which the Source of Supply is not valid. The automated action is for the proposals which can be processed further without manual intervention.
If Source of Supply is not valid, the job fails.

Resolution

This is a designed system behavior.

However, user can release the Purchase Proposal manually. System will allow if Source of Supply is not valid or even if there is no Source of Supply selected for the Purchase Proposal.

Keywords

Purchase Proposal Runs, Purchase Proposal, , KBA , AP-LEC , Logistics Execution Control , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1611 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1702 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711