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3293950 - Error While Uploading Attachments

Symptom

You receive the following errors while uploading attachments in Manage Purchase Order, Manage supplier invoice, Manage Purchase Requisition, Create purchase order advanced APPs:

  • Error while uploading the attachments
  • An error occurred when uploading to SAP Knowledge Provider

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Cause

Active content is not allowed in S/4HANA and an upload of files with active content is not possible. The external links in any file might cause the active content violation. (eg: file is pointing to other sheets or data sources)

Resolution

The fix is expected to be released with the 2302 upgrade. Refer to the below workaround:

  1. ZIP the pdf and attach; make use of URL attachments 
    OR
  2. Do a Print to Pdf (Ctrl + P) and save a new pdf file and upload this new file.

See Also

https://userapps.support.sap.com/sap/support/knowledge/en/3110872

Keywords

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Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions