2558044 - Error: Cannot delete cost center XXX; it is the responsible unit of a project

SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2558044 - Error: Cannot delete cost center XXX; it is the responsible unit of a project

Symptom

When you are trying to activate the Org Structure, you receive below error message:

Cannot delete cost center XXX; it is the responsible unit of a project.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Organizational Management workcenter.
  2. Select Org Structure view.
  3. Select the required Org Unit and Edit.
  4. In the Planning Area, make required changes in the Org Unit and Activate.
    You receive above error message.

Cause

The Org Unit: XXX is available in the Active Area as Unlimited.
But this Org Unit was DELIMITED in the Planning Area since DD.MM.YYYY in the past.

Resolution

Update the Org Unit : XXX again as Cost Center and DELIMIT it with a future date.

Keywords

Cost Center; Activate Org Structure , KBA , AP-OM , Organisational Management , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions