SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

2786413 - Role of 'Credit active' indicator in credit management


You have deactivated the 'Credit active' indicator (also called as 'Active receivable' indicator) of the item category.

  • You expect that the credit check will not happen in this case and no credit status (CMGST) will be determined on the sales document.
  • You expect that the FI accounting document will not increase the 'Open receivables' (SKFOR) value in the credit exposure.

You are not clear on the purpose of the 'Credit active' indicator in credit checks and in credit value update process.



• Sales And Distribution (SD)
• Logistics Execution (LE)
• SAP Credit Management (FSCM) & Classic Credit Management
• SAP ERP Central Component


SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


credit active, CMPNT, CMGST, SKFOR, credit update, open receivables, credit check, item category, credit status, aktive Forderung, Kredit relevant, Kreditprüfung, Fortschreibung, Positionstyp, Gesamtobligo, offene Forderung, Kredit-Gesamtstatus, 100, 400, 500, exclude, item level credit check , KBA , SD-BF-CM , Credit Management , FIN-FSCM-CR , Credit Management , FI-AR-CR , Credit Management , How To

About this page

This is a preview of a SAP Knowledge Base Article. Click more to access the full version on SAP for Me (Login required).

Search for additional results

Visit SAP Support Portal's SAP Notes and KBA Search.