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3289065 - Error "Document type * does not have document category *" with VA01 Fiori App


  • Error message Document Type 'ZZZ' does not have document category 'C' when creating a Sales Order utilising VA01 (Create Sales Order) tile on Fiori Launchpad.
  • The document category exists in the system. The same error does not occur on SAPGUI or opening the VA01 App searching via Fiori App Finder.
  • Checking the URL for the VA01, the request contains SalesOrder-create.

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  • Sales and Distribution (SD)
  • SAP Fiori 


SAP Fiori all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


VA01, VAX1, Document Type, does not have document category, Create Sales Order, Document Category, SalesOrder-create , KBA , SD-FIO-SLS , Sales Apps , SD-FIO , Fiori User Interface , SD-FIO-HBA , Analytical Apps , Problem

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