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3154459 - AA834 when posting a downpayment to an asset via purchase order


When settling a PO directly to an asset error AA834 (You cannot use this transaction type to post to this asset) is given. 


  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In the app Manage Supplier Down Payment Request, you have assigned an asset in the Account Assignment for the PO.
  2. Press create button and error is raised. 


Downpayments to directly to assets are not supported 


The Best Practice is to use an Investment Project to post the costs and then settle the project to an assets (See Best Practice Guides Project Control - Finance (‏1NT‏) and Period-End Closing - Maintenance Orders (‏BF7‏)).


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