2476114 - Manual Posting Acquisition Error : Asset XYZ val.view XXX: Acquisition cost negative

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2476114 - Manual Posting Acquisition Error : Asset XYZ val.view XXX: Acquisition cost negative

Symptom

You are unable to perform Manual Posting - Acquisition due to the error Asset XYZ val.view XXX: Acquisition cost negative.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Fixed Assets work center, and choose the Fixed Assets view.
  2. Select Manual Posting and Acquisition.
  3. Fill all the selection criteria along with ( Relating to as 1 - Current Year ; Debit/Credit - Credit )
  4. Click on Post.

Asset XYZ val.view XXX: Acquisition cost negative.

Cause

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the project and Open activity list.
  4. Open activity Fixed Assets Valuation View.
  5. Select the relevant Valuation Views and check the Details tab.
  6. Value Range for Aquisition Cost is marked as Only Positive Values Permitted.

This setting allows only positive value postings.

Resolution

If the setting is changed to Complete value range permitted.

As a rule, to allow negative postings or credit posting to the affected fixed asset, system will check these things.

  1. If the initial acquisitions are done in the last year, then in the Manual Posting - Acquisition ( Relating To - 2 - Previous Years ; Debit/Credit - Credit, is allowed )
  2. If the initial acquisitions are done in the current year, then in the Manual Posting - Acquisition ( Relating To - 1 - Current Year ; Debit/Credit - Credit is allowed )

Keywords

KBA , SRD-FIN-FA , Fixed Assets , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions