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3143318 - Unable to change the contract type of a P001 product from Fixed Price to Time and Expense


  • Changing an item that was created with contract type 'Time and Expense Billing' to 'Fix Price' does not result in the changing of a product or warning/error message.
  • Updating a 'Project-Based Service: Fixed Price' item from contract type 'Fixed Price' to 'Time and Expense Billing' results in error: You have chosen a contract type that is not permitted for material P001. The system will revert to the previous contract type.


  • Service Management (CRM)
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud All versions 


Product P002 uses item category group PSTE (Time and Expense Item). This item category group caters for multiple item categories; i.e. Fixed Price, Time & Expenses, Periodic Service & Usage Based. Product P001 is assigned to item category group PSFP which only permits a fixed price selection.


The system is behaving as designed.


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