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3381775 - Not able to reference Goods and Service Receipts in Supplier Invoicing created via Web Service


You create a Supplier Invoice via Web Service with reference to a Purchase Order, however the Invoice it is not linked to Goods and Service Receipts as expected.


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Reproducing the Issue

Downloading the WSDL

  1. Go to Application and User Management work center and to Service Explorer view.
  2. Select Maintain supplier invoices.
  3. Click in Download WSDL button.
  4. WSDL downloaded.

Reproducing in the SOAPUI

  1. Open SOAPUI.
  2. Click in File.
  3. Select New SOAP Project.
  4. Enter the initial WSDL: Import the WSDL file.
  5. Expand binding.
  6. Expand MaintainBundle.
  7. Double click in Request.
  8. Insert the payload in Attachments.
  9. Insert the information of your logon user.
  10. Click in the green icon (Submit request).

Opening the system

  1. Open the newly created Supplier Invoice.
  2. Navigate to Exceptions tab.
  3. Error message: The receipt document is missing or invalid.


Currently it is not possible to reference the item to the proper Goods and Service Receipts from the standard Web Service.


As this is not yet available for ByD, an alternative option may be to check the SAP Business ByDesign Influence Portal to submit an idea. Please submit your requirement using Influence Platform, this is the channel where you can add your ideas of behaviors changes and other clients are able to vote. The more votes, bigger are the chances to get it in your development's backlog to be implemented in future releases.


Supplier Invoice, Goods and Services Receipts, Web Service , KBA , SRD-SRM-SI , Supplier Invoicing , How To


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