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2930377 - How to Upload Customer Invoice Files per File Input Scenario


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Prerequisite: Upload of Invoice Requests needs to be in scope

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Select the Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select your Implementation Project and click on the Edit Project Scope button.
  4. Navigate to the Questions step.
  5. Expand the path: Sales -> Customer Invoicing -> Upload of Invoice Requests
  6. Activate the following question: You can use file input to upload external documents for invoicing.

You can upload customer invoice files per file input scenario as follows:

  1. Download Customer Invoice File Creation Template from attachment section of this KBA..
  2. Prepare file and save file on your machine. 
  3. Upload the file to the WebDav folder.
  4. Go to Application and User Management work center > File Input view to define file input run.
  5. Save and schedule the job.
  6. Find the uploaded invoice requests in the Customer Invoicing work center.


  • Please ensure that the document IDs are used only for one upload and that the header Information needs to be written once.
  • You need to enable the file input run in your solution configuration as described in the SAP Document File Input Scenarios below. Please make sure to select the current release version.
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See Also

File Input Scenarios

2987921 - Customer Invoice Upload via File Input Fails due to XML Conversion Error


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