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2898004 - Purchase Order Output authorisation error


You have created a custom business role and assigned Procurement business catalog SAP_MM_BC_PO_PROCESS_MC which provide the user access to display many functions related to Purchase Orders. However, when a user tries to display the output of a Purchase Order, they receive the following error: You are not authorized to perform this action. Message no. APOC_OR_MESSAGES053


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open APP Manage purchase Orders 
  2. Search for the Purchase Order 
  3. Select the Purchase Order
  4. Choose facet Output Management  
  5. Choose the Display Document ICON 
  6. Error: 'You are not authorized to perform this action' is raised


Missing role, to be able to handle Purchase Order output a user needs business Catalog SAP_MM_BC_PO_WIAPPROVE_PC or SAP_MM_BC_PO_MANAGE_PC in their role


Add the business Catalog SAP_MM_BC_PO_WIAPPROVE_PC or SAP_MM_BC_PO_MANAGE_PC to the business role in the APP 'Maintain Business Roles'.


APOC_OR_MESSAGES053, M_BEST_BSA, CL_MM_PUR_PO_MAINTAIN_AUTH_PRV , KBA , MM-PUR-GF-OC , Message determination and printing , Problem


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