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2585198 - Error : Operation Not Possible; Purchase Order Already Being Processed

Symptom

When you try to create a new goods and service receipt for the Purchase Order XYZ, you encounter the error message : "Operation not possible; purchase order XYZ already being processed"  (XYZ refers to purchase order ID)

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Goods and Service Receipt work center.
  2. Select Purchase Orders to be Delivered view.
  3. Search for the Purchase Order XYZ.
  4. Click on New Goods and Service Receipt button.

Cause

There is another user who is already processing/creating a new goods and service receipt for the purchase order XYZ parallely. The document is locked in the buffer for that user.

Resolution

Only one user can create a Goods and Service Receipt document for a purchase order at once. The system is behaving as expected.

Keywords

Unable to create GSR Goods and Service Receipt, purchase order, locked, operation not possible, document cant be processed , KBA , goods and service receipt , cannot create gsr , canot create goods and service receipt , purchase order already being processed , AP-GSP-GSA , Goods and Service Acknowledgement , Problem

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1702 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1802 ; SAP Business ByDesign feature pack 4.0