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3196566 - Error 'Function is not available' appears when inputting a Main Asset Number in a Technical Object


When creating a Technical Object ( Equipment ) and inputting a Main Asset Number - the error 'Function is not available' Message no. SFIN_FI004 appears and not known why


  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Asset Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Access the app Create Technical Object
  2. Select Technical Object Type 'Equipment'
  3. Select Technical Object Category 'P Production Resource Tool'
  4. On the Organization Data tab input a Company Code
  5. In the field 'Main Asset Number/subnumber' input an Asset Number
  6. Press Enter 
  7. Error appears with 'Function is not available ' Message no. SFIN_FI004


We do not currently support Equipment and Asset integration in S/4HANA Cloud and it is a mistake that the field Main Asset Number/subnumber is visible there.

We will remove the field from the App.


Please follow the KBA 2840635 and submit a feature request if you would like the functionality added in a future Release


'You are trying to use a function that is not available in SAP S/4HANA Finance.' , KBA , PM-EQM-EQ , Equipment , PM-EQM-FL , Functional Locations , PM-EQM-EQ-2CL , Equipment (Public Cloud) , Problem


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