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2294574 - Unable to Discard Outbound File


The outbound file in Liquidity Management is in In Transfer status and the Discard button is grayed out. You want to Discard the file because the relevant payments, which are included in this file are canceled.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Liquidity Management work center.
  2. Go to the File Management view and select the Outbound Files subview.
  3. Select the file that is In Transfer, and click Actions.
  4. Under the Actions tab, Discard button is grayed out, and only option is to Confirm.


In Transfer Outbound File cannot be discarded, now the file status is independent from the payment status. Since the file arrived the bank, you can only Confirm the file.


Confirmation of a file means that it arrived at the bank and the bank knows about it. This is the only meaning. It does NOT mean, that a payment was executed by the bank. In this case it is correct to confirm the files though.

However, since your payments were canceled, you can inform your bank about it, that these items to be included or not to be included in the bank account transactions and statement that you are going to receive.


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