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3217164 - Withdraw from approval is not working for the purchasing document.

Symptom

Below error has been encountered while withdrawing a purchasing document from the approval.

  • CANCEL_APPROVAL is not enabled.

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open Manage Scheduling agreement application.
  2. Select the document which is in "In approval" status.
  3. Click on "Withdraw from approval".

Cause

Inconsistency in the workflow activation for the document type.

Resolution

Workflow operation works only when there is a active workflow enabled for the document type.

  1. Go to the respective SSCUI for enabiling the workflow for the document type.
  2. Enable the workflow for the document type.
  3. Retry the withdraw from approval.

Keywords

s4_pc, CANCEL_APPROVAL, withdraw , approval, workflow, ses, scheduling agreement, in approval, unable , cancel, activate, document type , KBA , MM-FIO-PUR-PO-WFL , Purchase Order Workflow , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions