2468016 - Fixed Asset Procurement With Project Task Error Message: Project task XYZ is Other than Overhead Cost and Direct Cost Ledger account with Individual Material as Primary Account Assignment

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2468016 - Fixed Asset Procurement With Project Task Error Message: Project task XYZ is Other than Overhead Cost and Direct Cost Ledger account with Individual Material as Primary Account Assignment

Symptom

You want to take advantage of the new Business ByDesign 1702 functionality of Fixed Assets Procurement with Project Task Assignment. For this you have defined Project Task as an Optional account assignment for account assignment type IMAT - Individual Material in fine tuning activity Account Assignment Types. After that, you are now using IMAT account assignment with a project task in a purchase order, goods and services receipt or supplier invoice, but system is throwing an error message right after you enter the Project Task:

Project task XYZ is other than overhead cost and direct cost ledger account with individual material as primary account assignment

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open the concerned Purchase Order, Supplier Invoice or Goods and Services Receipt
  2. Under Items section, select the item and enter Account Assignment Type as IMAT - Individual Material
  3. Enter the concerned Project Task and click Check

System throws the error message Project task XYZ is other than overhead cost and direct cost ledger account with individual material as primary account assignment

Cause

The project task type you have selected is other than Overhead Cost Projects or Direct Cost Projects (e.g. Customer Projects or Multi-Customer Projects).

The Fixed Assets Procurement with Project Task Assignment functionality was designed to support Overhead Cost Projects and Direct Cost Projects only.

You can check project types and its process variants in fine tuning activity Project Types.

Resolution

Please select a project task of type Overhead Cost Projects or Direct Cost Projects.

See Also

ByD 1702 Help Documentation:

What’s New in Financial Management > What’s New > Fixed Assets

Keywords

KBA , LOD-CRM-SRP , Service Request Processing , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions