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2899875 - S4HC PREQ API Origin field estkz


When creating Purchase Requisition via API_PURCHASEREQ_PROCESS_SRV you can transfer a creation indicator via the field 'PurReqnOrigin' (ESTKZ)
In some cases the posting fails with error 'Creation indicator 'x' invalid' message (MEPO081)


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Reproducing the Issue

Carry out a POST operation with a payload including the field 'PurReqnOrigin' = to 'I' or 'M' for example.


Unsupported creation indicator.
These are the only supported creation indicators for Purchase Requisitions:

  • 'V' Sales and distribution document
  • 'F' Production order
  • 'D' Direct procurement
  • 'R' Realtime (manual)
  • 'U' Converted planned order
  • 'A' SAP APO
  • 'B' Material requirements planning
  • 'S' Self-Service Procurement
  • 'E' External Requirements
  • 'T' S4CRM Service Order


Use one of the supported indicators


ESTKZ, CL_MM_PUR_REQ_PROCESS_API3, purreqnorigin, LMEREQF56 , KBA , MM-PUR-REQ , Purchase Requisitions , Problem


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