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3388360 - Profit Center substitution failure with product hierarchy precondition


Profit Center substitution failing for sales document with ProductHierarchyNode in Precondition of rule. 


SAP S/4HANA Cloud 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In App Manage Substitution/Validation Rules (App ID F4406) substitution created using Business Context Profit Center Derivation in Sales Documents.
  2. ProductHierarchyNode field used in Precondition of rule. 


  • The Product hierarchy node field in the profit center substitution rule refers to classic product hierarchy which is not available in cloud. 
  • The new product hierarchy is not supported with Profit Center determination in the cloud. The new product hierarchy does not use field PRODH but PRODH_UNIV* which are not part of Profit center substitution. 



  • Functionality not supported in current design.

See Also

Substitution/Validation Rules for Sales Documents
Introduction to Product Hierarchy in SAP S/4HANA Cloud


ProductHierarchyNode, sales, substitution  , KBA , FI-SL-VSR-2CL , Validation, Substitution and Rules (Public Cloud) , SD-SLS-SO-2CL , Sales Orders (Public Cloud) , Problem


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