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2182929 - Frequently asked questions in CO-PA (Part II)


  1. How is it possible having costing based CO-PA document without a corresponding FI/CO document?
  2. Why KEDR/KEDE/KEPC is not modifiable after upgrade?
  3. Why do inconsistencies occur in the profitability segment tables after upgrade to EHP5 and above?
  4. Why characters like "AUART" or "PSTYV" are missing in the COPA record type "A" in case of intercompany scenario?
  5. When is frozen data deleted?
  6. How is AWTYP (Reference transaction) filled in CO-PA postings?
  7. Why is an error message displayed when trying to plan for special periods in costing based COPA?
  8. Why is the description missing for the COPA tables?
  9. Why does table CE1XXXX store the exchange rate (field KURSF) with '-' sign?
  10. Why are characteristics not displayed in KE24 for account based COPA even though they are visible in the PA segment of the related FI document?
  11. What is the effect of removing the flag 'Check derivation' in KEUB transaction?
  12. While transferring values from Global Trade Management to COPA via vendor billing documents why record type "F" is created? Why the PA transfer structure is not used? How to avoid valuation getting called for record type "F" in this case?
  13. Why is KE4W transaction not called during cancellation of a billing document?
  14. Why system is creating COPA documents for billing documents posted only to balance sheet accounts? Why BSEG-PAOBJNR is filled in case of balance sheet accounts?
  15. Why does SAP archiving program allow to delete COPA actual documents where the source document has not been archived, example active Sales Orders?
  16. How is it possible to create COPA documents with record type "C" manually?
  17. Why is a value field not reset during valuation although the customizing has been done in KEPC?
  18. Why characteristics are sometimes not passed to the PA segment of the settlement rule and why characteristics are lost when FM COPA_PROFITABILITY_SEGMENT is called in OKC9?
  19. Is it possible to deactivate COPA environment during current fiscal year or only after closure of fiscal year?
  20. What date is used in COPA for currency translation of billing documents?
  21. How is the posting date (BUDAT) determined in case of top-down distribution (KE28)?
  22. Can I use BAPI_COPAACTUALS_POSTCOSTDATA for reversal purposes?



  • Controlling (CO)
  • SAP R/3
  • SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA
  • SAP S/4 HANA
  • SAP S/4 HANA Finance


SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP R/3 Enterprise all versions ; SAP R/3 all versions ; SAP S/4HANA Finance all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA all versions


FAQ , KBA , CO-PA , Profitability Analysis , EC-EIS-DD , Interactive Drill-Down Reporting , EC-EIS-DB , Data Basis , How To

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