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2913749 - Deleting an asset in app Manage Fixed Assets gives error FAA_MD048


Deleting an asset in the Manage Fixed Assets app gives error FAA_MD048 "It is not possible to delete asset &1 because postings exist".


SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Enter the app Manage Fixed Assets.
  2. Search for the asset you want to delete.
  3. Select asset, press delete button and the error is raised.


Once an asset has postings, deleting is no longer possible.


Block the asset from further acquisition postings, and retire the asset so the deactivation date is set.
The asset must have zero net book value in order for the deactivation date to be set.


FAA_MD 048 , KBA , FI-FIO-AA , Fiori UI for Asset Accounting , FI-FIO-AA-2CL , Fiori UI for Asset Accounting (Public Cloud) , Problem


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