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2762617 - Error in Newly Created Supplier Invoice via Web Service: Supplier Not Found


You have created a supplier invoice via web service , however, when you check the invoice, you get following errors:

Supplier not found
Payee missing
Seller or supplier missing


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supplier Invoicing work center
  2. Select View invoices and Credit Memos
  3. Search for the newly created invoice which is in "In Process" status
  4. You get the following errors in the invoice:
  5. Supplier not found
    Payee missing
    Seller or supplier missing


System will allow creation of invoice with the data that you send in the web service request.
The supplier field is editable field, so you have the option to update this field before posting the invoice and hence even though invoice will get created, you cannot post it unless you update the supplier field with correct data.

The field "Buying Company" is a non-editable field, so if you enter incorrect or non-existing company ID in this field , then the web service will not create any invoice because you will not be able to change this data once the invoice gets created.


Please ensure that the master data is correctly maintained in the system before creating any document via web service and also enter the correct data in the request XML file before running web service.


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