2556865 - Cannot Create a Business Partner Person as a Supplier

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2556865 - Cannot Create a Business Partner Person as a Supplier

Symptom

You want to create a Business Partner Person as a Supplier.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Partners work center.
  2. Select a Business Partner Person.
  3. Click on 'Create As'.
  4. See that option 'Supplier' is greyed out.

Cause

Current system behaviour does not allow a Business Partner Person to be created as a Supplier. The only options available are 'Contact', 'Account' and 'Service Agent'.

Resolution

If your requirement is to create the Business Partner as a Supplier, you must use a Business Partner Organization.

Keywords

Business Partner Data, Business Partner Person, Supplier , KBA , AP-BP-BP , BusinessByDesign: Business Partner , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708