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2841670 - Purchase Order without material post commitments


Error G/L account & is not defined in chart of accounts (Message no. F5506)  when creating PO for company codes with commitment item and without material.

Prerequisite scope item Commitment Management (‏2I3‏) is switched on.

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. In App Manage Purchase Orders  (App ID F0842) purchase order/requisition with commitment item and without material is created.
  2. Error G/L account & is not defined in chart of accounts is raised.


Purchase orders with or without material post commitments.

For commitments a GR/IR account is mandatory.


Maintain the GR/IR account for Company Code in app Manage your solution (App ID F1241) -> Configure Your Solution, Application Area: Finance, Sub Application Area: General Ledger, Item Name: Chart of Accounts -> Step Name: GLAccount-manageQ2P SSCUI 150001.


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