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2922776 - Not Authorized to use Transaction MB23 / Cannot generate Reservation List


  • Unable to Display a Reservation due to the error '00172 You are not authorised to use transaction MB23'.
  • Unable to generate a Reservation List.


  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Post Goods Movement.
  2. Goods Receipt / Reservation.
  3. Enter Reservation Number.
  4. Try display the Reservation number under the Reservation (tab)
  5. Here you see the error: '00172 You are not authorised to use transaction MB23'.


The ability to manualy Create, Change & Display Reservations is not yet available in the Public Cloud.

It is not possible to generate a Reservation List in the Public Cloud.

FIORI Library - 'Display Reservation' and 'Manage Reservation' and Display Reservation List are not available for Public Cloud.

Display Reservation : MB23 

Manage Reservation : MBVR

Display Reservation List : MB25


As a work around, you can use the API to create / update a Reservation.

Refer to the documentation on Reservations : Reservation Document


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