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2838706 - Missing authorization for billing document creation - SAP S/4HANA Cloud


The user cannot create billing document in a sales organization.

In the 'Create Billing Documents' app the error "Document xxxx: No create authorization in sales organization yyyy." is issued.

For the role assigned to the user, there is write, read and value help authorization maintained for the sales organization yyyy.




The sales organization yyyy is not added to the field "'Sales Organization for Billing-Related Documents/ Sales Organization'

The blank field in 'Maintain Restriction' means no authorization at all. Before maintaining any restrictions, unrestrict all fields.


  • go to the app 'Maintain Business Role'
  • select the role 
  • click 'Edit',
  • click 'Maintain Restrictions'
  • select 'Restrictions and Values'
  • click 'Unrestricted access'
  • confirm the popup "Do you want to assign unrestricted access to the undefined fields?" with yes
  • make sure that the restriction for sales organization yyyy is maintained in the fields
    1. Company Organizational Area / Sales Organization
    2. Organizational Area/Sales Organization
    3. Sales Organization for Billing-Related Documents/ Sales Organization


See Also

KBA 2598733


V_VBRK_VKO, V_VBRK_FKA, V_VBRK, VKORG, ACTVT, SU01, SIAM, SAP_BR_BILLING_CLERK, SAP_BR_ADMINISTRATOR, Maintain Business User, Maintain Business Role, Authorization, Restriction, Create Billing Document, VF01, VF04, Invoice , KBA , SD-BIL-IV , Processing Billing Documents , Problem


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