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3170025 - Error "An error occurred while activating the workflow" happens when activating supplier invoice flexible workflow


When activating workflow for blocked invoice or parked invoice as complete in App "Manage workflows for supplier invoices", you get following error:

An error occurred while activating the workflow. The operation has been canceled.

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SAP S/4HANA Cloud System All version

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create workflow in App "Manage workflows for supplier invoices".
  2. Activate the workflow.


Activate the flexible workflow scenario in SSCUI 101098 ("Activate Flexible Workflow for Supplier invoices").


flexible workflow, APPL_MM_IV_WORKFLOW016, manage workflows for supplier invoices, workflow for blocked invoice, workflow for parked invoice as complete , KBA , MM-FIO-IV , Fiori UI for Invoice Verification , Problem


SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2202