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2775965 - Error Messages when Activating Purchase Order Integration using SOAP/IDoc


You are trying to activate the purchase order integration using SOAP/IDoc but get the following error messages:

  1. "Outbound deployment failed."
  2. "Sender partner number missing."
  3. "Error while reactivating communication arrangement."


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the work center Application and User Management.
  2. Go to the view Input and Output Management.
  3. Select Communication Arrangements.
  4. Open Purchase Order Integration using SOAP/IDoc and click View All.
  5. Click Save and Reactivate.

Now you get the error messages as described above.


The customer ID on supplier side is missing for your company.


  1. Click the business partner ID.
  2. Click View All in the new window.
  3. Go to the tab Purchasing.
  4. Add the customer ID for the supplier.
  5. Save.

When you now click Save and Reactivate, the error messages no longer appear and the communication arrangement will be activated.


IDOC, purchase order, SOAP, integration, communication, arrangement, sender partner number, outbound deployment, , KBA , SRD-SRM-PRO , Purchase Requests and Orders , Problem


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