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3420937 - Error while trying to lock profit center in app 'Manage Profit Centers'.

Symptom

Error 'Postings have already been made on the profit center XXXX; it cannot be deleted' obtained in app 'Manage Profit Centers'.

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the app 'Manage Profit Centers'.
  2. Select a profit center, click on edit.
  3. Select the lock button, and save. 
  4. The error occurs.

Cause

If there are already postings on the profit center, it is not possible to lock the profit center. The lock indicator is a time dependent field.

Resolution

Suppose the profit center has to be locked, a new validity period for which there are no postings already can be created and then can be locked. 

See Also

Time-Based Fields

Keywords

lock, profit center, delete, Postings have already been made on the profit center XXXX; it cannot be deleted, manage profit centers, F3516, S4_PC, S4_1C , KBA , CO-FIO-PCA-MD , Master Data , EC-PCA-MD , Master Data , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions