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3325734 - Output Determination for purchase order Not Determined Automatically


No Output is determined automatically in the Purchase order. The messages is blank



Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Create Purchase Order-Advanced APP
  2. Open the Purchase order in question
  3. Select Messages


The configuration for determining output type which is maintained is specific to purchasing organisation and company code. For impacted purchase order the company code and purchasing org entry is missing due to which output is not generated automatically.

Also, Show Rules for:Purchase Order and Determination Step:Email Recipient, the configuration which is enabled is specific to purchasing group or company. For impacted purchase order, the purchasing group may not enabled in configuration. Due to this missing OPD configuration, email recipient will not determine for this purchase order and if EMAIL output is generated also(After correcting configuration for output type) it will not be sent successfully and will be “In Preparation” Status


  1. Go to Output Parameter Determination app
  2. Select Show Rules for:Purchase Order and Determination Step:Output Type
  3. Maintain output type based on Purchasing Org and company code.
  4. Also, Show Rules for:Purchase Order and Determination Step:Email Recipient 
  5. Configuration which is enabled is specific to purchasing group or company.
  6. Enable configuration either specific to purchase group and company code or maintain default configuration(which is not specific to purchasing group or company code).

See Also


OPD Configurations, messages blank, create purchase order advanced, no output generated, Output parameter Determination, MM-FIO-PUR-PO-OM, PO output empty , KBA , MM-FIO-PUR-PO-OM , Purchase Order Output Management , Problem


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