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3240238 - Error VL218 during batch determination in outbound delivery

Symptom

The error message VL218 is raised when batch determination is performed for an outbound delivery:

"Batch determination is not possible because there is no search procedure."

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create an outbound delivery or change an outbound delivery or create delivery for stock transfer order
  2. Batch determination is triggered automatically or manually for the materials which are batch managed and batch determination function are activated in the deliveries.
  3. System stops and issues error message VL218 which is prevents the batch determination function.

Cause

The customizing settings for batch determination are not correct.

Resolution

Go to the following SSCUI:

  • Application Area: Logistics --> Sub Application Area: Batch Management --> Item: Batch Determination for Sales and Distribution --> Allocate SD Search Procedure/Activate Check

Ensure that a default delivery type is defined (it can be found in Application Area: Supply Chain --> Sub Application Area: Delivery Management --> Item: Deliveries --> Define Delivery Types) and that the batch search procedure is assigned to it in the above customizing.

If a delivery is used without reference to a sales order, the following configuration must be done in order to execute batch determination:

  • Define a default order type for the delivery type (Application Area: Supply Chain --> Sub Application Area: Delivery Management --> Item: Deliveries --> Define Delivery Types)
  • Assign a default order type to a batch search procedure.

Keywords

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, KBA , LO-BM-BD , Batch Determination , LE-SHP-DL , Delivery Processing , LE-SHP-GI , Goods Issue , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions