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2825019 - EKKO-LIFNR is blank in STO created in ME59N

Symptom

Symptom 1:

When converting a PR that has a vendor into an STO in ME59N EKKO-LIFNR is being cleared.
You try to create an inbound delivery using VL31N referencing the STO created you get an error message saying that the Vendor is missing.

Symptom 2:

When converting a PR that has a vendor into an STO in ME59N, the vendor number and name is displayed in ME23N but EKKO-LIFNR is blank when you check in SE16.
You try to post a GR for this sto and error M7107 "Enter goods receipt for vendor & only" is raised.

Symptom 3:

When copying an existing PO which has EKKO-LIFNR filled to a newly created PO in transaction ME21N. EKKO-LIFNR is subsequently not filled in the newly created PO.


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Environment

  • Materials Management (MM)
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA
  • SAP S/4HANA
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Product

SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition all versions ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 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

Keywords

EKKO-LIFNR, vendor, blank, cleared, purchase order, purchase requisition, inbound delivery, ME59N, ME21N, vendor number blank, M7107 , KBA , MM-PUR-GF-STO , Stock Transfer , Problem

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