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3413040 - Output Status of the purchase order is stuck in "In Preparation" status


Output Status of the purchase order is stuck in "In Preparation" status and when the business partner ID and Supplier ID are different a warning message pops up.

"No active service outbound for appl.obj"


S/4 HANA Public Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open the purchase order using the "Create Purchase order - advanced" app.
  2.  click on the button "Messages".
  3. Choose the output with the status "In Preparation".
  4. The warning message appears.


System standard design


This is a limitation, Unfortunately, maintaining the Supplier ID directly is not currently supported.

I would suggest you reach out to your Customer Success Partner (CSP) who will help to coordinate your request in case your request is critical for your Go Live.

In case your request represents valuable feedback for the solution but has no direct impact on your Go Live, SAP offers an opportunity for SAP S/4HANA Cloud customers to submit improvement requests using this link: Homepage - Customer Influence ( Customer Influence (CIS) is a platform where customers can suggest features that they would like to see in future SAP HANA releases.

Please refer to the SAP KBA ##2963059 - How to Submit Feature Requests for SAP S/4HANA Cloud Product for more details.


Create Purchase order - advanced, Warning message, In-preparation, Output, No active service outbound for appl.obj, , S4_PC, S4_1C , ME21N  , KBA , MM-PUR-GF-EDI , Electronic Data Interchange , Problem


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