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Plan-Buy-Pay, how does Ariba process works?

What is the Plan-Buy-Pay process? The Plan-Buy-Pay process, which is the key idea that governs Ariba's business, is the possibility that the entire procurement process is interconnected, with the ability to anticipate the required merchandise in an organization, which will be acquired from an external manufacturer, or within another distribution centre, and that these prerequisites that have been decided will be correctly requested through a purchase procedure....
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What is procurement lifecycle management for operational purchasing?

The operational procurement lifecycle management process enables a company to make purchases that will be valuable for the office, production or sale departments. The larger the business, the more it will benefit by applying best purchasing practices. In any case, even the smallest companies will use these procedures, including applying the prescribed procedures first and, in the long run, distributed systems such as SAP Ariba....
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How to reset and change SAP password?

Reset and changing the password in SAP are two different operations. To reset password, the action must be triggered by the system administrator, eventually from an automatic script originating from the user self service password reset request....
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Close a posting period in SAP FI OB52 transaction

Closing a posting period in SAP FI can be done by accessing the transaction code OB52 close posting period in subsidiary ledgers, or by accessing the SAP menu > accounting > financial accounting > general ledger > reporting > tax reports > France > sales/purchase tax returns > deferred tax processing > OB52 - close posting periods in subsidiary ledgers....
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Create a company code in SAP FI

The creation of a company code in SAP, one of the most basic organizational unit within the SAP system, is pretty simple, and can be done directly in the SPRO customization image, under Enterprise Structure > Definition > Financial Accounting > Define company....
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Solve the error field value date is a required field for G/L account

In SAP S/4HANA FIORI application create supplier invoice, the error field value date is a required field for G/L account can occur. This means that the field value date has been set as mandatory for that field status group in the settings, and might have to be corrected, in case the field really isn't necessary....
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SAP how to export to Excel spreadsheet?

Exporting data from SAP to Excel is pretty simple. Once in a display table transaction, find the arrow icon on top of the table, and click on it. There should be an option there called Spreadsheet. Select that option, save the file locally, and open it in Excel - the spreadsheet will actually be an Excel file, despite not being called like that directly in SAP....
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SAP MM interview questions - and their answers

See below a list of probable common SAP interview questions and their answers. Do not hesitate to look up in an actual working SAP system how these answers are really put at use before going on an interview....
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SAP S/4HANA profit center table CEPC

The profit center master data table in SAP is CEPC, and the corresponding long texts are stored in table CEPCT. See below the definition of a profit center, where to find in SAP table viewer the contents of the table tables storing the SAP profit center data, and also where to create a profit center in SAP....
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How to create sales order in SAP S/4 HANA

The SAP sales order management is the possibility to create a sales order in the system in VA01, change all the values associated to the order when necessary, and display the orders created. The sales order process creation flow is part of SAP SD, Sales and Delivery....
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Assign company code to company in SAP FICO

Once a company code and a company have been defined in SPRO, it is possible to assign a company code to a company in SAP customizing > Enterprise structure > Financial accounting > Assign company code to company....
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Company code assignment to country

When getting the issue company code not assigned to country or country to calculation procedure message number FF703, for example while creating a request for quotation RFQ, there are several steps to check in order to solve the issue and proceed with the document creation:...
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How to create customizing request in SAP

When doing important changes in the system, especially in SAP customizing transaction code SPRO customization transaction, it is necessary to enter a customization request in order to proceed with saving the changes, that are most likely necessary to be transported later to other systems....
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SAP solve the Pricing error: Mandatory condition MWST is missing

When creating a sales order in SAP, you might get the Pricing error: Mandatory condition MWST is missing, because the tax codes are not consistent between order products and customer taxes. Solution in short : check the order's incompletion log, note the item lines with Pricing error, for each material, update the tax code in Sales: sales org. 1 view....
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How to create business partner in SAP S/4HANA

In the new SAP ECC6.0, used in S/4 HANA, the customers and vendors transactions have been merged in the same transaction BP, Business Partner. To create a business partner in the new transaction, open the transaction BP:...
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SAP Message C+302 – Material ledger not active in plant

When trying to start a job production startup of material ledger in transaction CKMSTART, the error message C+302, Material ledger not active in plant, might occur: To solve this error, go to the customizing IMG, transaction SPRO, and navigate to Controlling > Product Cost Controlling > Actual Costing/Material Ledger > Activate Valuation Areas for Material Ledger....
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Find a material classification in SAP

SAP’s Material Master Classification view (Fig 1) is very particular. It does not contain direct values from one or more tables, but it have values from several tables linked together. Even if the general links are quickly explained online[1], it may be useful to learn how to navigate in these tables, this in order to identify particuliar values, and find out easily these values for a group of materials. ...
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SAP Define an MRP Controller (Material Requirements Planning)

The MRP Controller in SAP, Material Requirements Planning Controller, is a mandatory field in Material Master. It represents the person, or group, that will be responsible of controlling the material workflow scheduling. ...
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Where is saplogon.ini file stored in Windows 10

The easiest way to update your server list, is to request your project or a colleague to provide you with the server list. By doing so, all you’ll have to do to have all SAP servers listed in your SAP Logon is to update the SAPlogon.ini file. ...
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Remove SAP GUI security notifications

Are you getting annoyed by all these SAP GUI Security notifications (Fig 1), asking you all the time if you want to allow a file access ? Saying each time “Always allow”, or any option that includes the “allow” word, might get you crazy… ...
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How to change color in SAP GUI

Personalizing colors of SAP interface windows is a great way to differentiate the SAP systems being worked one. For example, working at the same time on development system, another one for testing, and another one for production. Or having one window for European system, another one for America, and another one for Asia....
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Profit center does not exist for date SAP

While creating a Cost Center in SAP, the issue KM701 Profit Center does not exist might arise - or, simply, looking how to create a Profit Center ? Or trying to use an inactive Profit Center, but getting the error KM738 Profit center saved in inactive status (see below for this last error) ? ...
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SAP find out which views are open for a material / article

Want to know which views are open in Material Master MM03 transaction for a material, and for which organization(s) : plant / storage location / warehouse number / storage type / sales organization / distribution channel / valuation area / valuation type ? ...
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SAP version 0 is not defined for fiscal year

Facing the issue Version 0 is not defined for fiscal year 2017. message no. gp626, probably while trying to create a Purchase Order in SAP using ME21N ? As explained in the Performance Assistant error description, solution is to maintain the fiscal year dependent version, as the version 0 is not defined in controlling area 2000 for the fiscal year 2018....
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Display technical names in SAP

In short: in menu Extras and Settings, check the box "Display Technical Names", this will show the transaction codes next to the transaction in SAP Easy Access. Having to look for transactions in the SAP user menu might seems complicated, especially as the search is not always successful – sometimes leading to interface errors....
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SAP mass change Material Master

It is often useful – but dangerous – to update one or more values of several materials at the same time. This manipulation is pretty easy to perform in SAP, maybe too much, use these information carefully, and always double check that the system is the right one, and that the data is accurate....
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How to export SAP report to Excel

It is possible to export basically any SAP list to Excel, the process being actually to print it to a file, allowing to choose several solutions, unconverted printing, MS Excel spreadsheet export, rich text format for display in notepad, HTML format for web browser display, and copy in the clipboard to copy manually....
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Not possible to determine any components SAP

When the subcomponents are not showing up in a PO creation, the solution is to update the purchase order delivery date, according to the BOM components requirement dates. Additional checks to perform are the following when getting the error message ME154 not possible to determine any components:...
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SAP accounting data not yet maintained

One solution is to open the transaction MM50, extend material views, and find the maintenance status B for accounting. Enter the number of the material missing the accounting data, and execute. The plants will be listed, included the one for which the accounting view is missing. Select the correct plant, execute, and once in the material master accounting view, maintain the fields to create the corresponding views and solve the issue....
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Number range is missing for the year

An invoice can only be created in a given company code if a number range has been defined for the corresponding year, or available for all years. A number range is the starting and ending number, which will be automatically incremented, that is used to identify uniquely a given type of document, such as invoices....
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SAP How to solve error Tables TCURM and T001W inconsistent

When facing the SAP error M3820 Tables TCURM and T001W inconsistent; contact your systems administrator, most likely during material creation in MM01, the issue is most likely that the plant hasn't been assigned to the company code. ...
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SAP export LSMW batch input session results

Sometimes, when running an LSMW batch input session (Fig 1), we want to get the results in a useful format - like a spreadsheet, or a raw text file. This to handle, use and compare results. Once we ran our session, in transaction SM35 (Batch Input : Session Overview), we can select it, for example one in error. We choose it, and then select Log display (Fig 2). In the log display, we select the line, and click on "Display" (Fig 3). ...
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SAP Purchase Info Record Supplier not created by purchasing organization

During a Purchase Info Record (PIR) or PR creation in SAP, the message no 06321 Supplier not created by purchasing organization might occur - the most likely root cause being that the SAP supplier master data used isn't setup as a vendor master record, and therefore you need a business partner master data vendors to be created....
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Supplier has not been created for purchasing organization

During a Purchase Info Record (PIR) creation in SAP, the error 06321 Supplier 123 not created by purchasing organization ABC might occur – the most likely root cause being that the supplier used isn't setup as a vendor, and therefore another one is needed....
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Combination of plant and material type does not exist

The material types must be allowed for a plant to be able to create a purchase order involving them. If they are not, then the customizing must be updated in transaction OMS2 change material types, by allowing quantity update and value update for the material type and the plant....
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FINS_ACDOC_CUST209 Company code is flagged as template

The error FINS_ACDOC_CUST209 Company code is flagged as template happens when trying to create a goods receipt purchase order, because the company code in which the purchase order is being created has been flagged as a template, meaning it is not a functional company code and cannot be used for physical exchange....
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How to create purchase requisition in SAP using ME51N

What is a purchase requisition? A purchase requisition is used to centralize all requirements within an organization, and exchange between production department and purchase department. The purchase requisition is basically a wish list or request or materials to the procurement department, which will manage the purchase from the suppliers after having gathered all requisitions from the company....
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Interval does not exist for object RF_BELEG

To solve the error NR751 interval does not exist for object, simply create the required number range in transaction FBN1 range maintenance: accounting document. Once the number range interval corresponding to the company code has been created in the system, it is possible to proceed with the goods receipt purchase order....
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No amount authorization for customers vendors in company code message number F5155

When getting the error no amount authorization for customers vendors in company code, the error is most likely that the tolerance isn't set in customizing transaction OBA3 customer vendor tolerances. No amount authorization for customers/vendors in company code....
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Table T169P: entry does not exist

When facing the issue table T169P entry does not exist while processing a goods receipt purchase order creation, the issue is most likely due to the fact that the company code of the purchase order is not setup in the automatic change in status of correct invoices table T169P, thus throwing an error when creating a purchase order....
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SAP How to solve error The company code does not exist or has not been fully maintained

When facing the error M3150 The company code does not exist or has not been fully maintained, for example during material creation in transaction MM01, the root cause is most likely that no fiscal period has been set. ...
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SAP solve KI248 Account requires an assignment to a CO object

When trying to create a Purchase Order, the error in SAP KI248 Account requires an assignment to a CO object might occur. It will most likely means that no cost center has been set for the GL account in the current company code. ...
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How to solve SAP Purchasing organization not responsible for plant

When facing the error SAP Purchasing organization not responsible for plant while creating a Purchase Info Record (PIR), the root cause is most likely pretty simple : the purchasing organization hasn’t been defined for the plant. ...
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SAP Assignment of purchasing organization to company code and plant

After having created a new purchasing organization in SAP, the next step is to assign it to both a company code in SAP MM, and a plant, in order to be able to use it within the SAP MM module. Otherwise, some issues may be faced while creating a SAP Purchase order for example....
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Invoice mass reversal in SAP

Reverse a document in SAP is possible, using the mass reversal tcode in SAP FB08 for individual reversal, and F.80 for mass reversal. Starting with invoices that have been created for example in the transaction FB70 enter customer invoice, we might end up with several customer invoices that we want to cancel, or, to use the proper SAP terminology, to mass reverse....
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Purchase Info Record in SAP MM S4HANA

A Purchase Info Record, usually simply called PIR, is the link between a material procured externally and the vendor that will effectively supply it. It is a standard data object in the SAP Master Data Management, and the most important information in contains, despite of the link between vendors and materials, is the price for the material per vendor, the conditions of delivery, limits for over-delivery or under-delivery, planned delivery dates, or also availability periods....
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ME21N create purchase order in SAP

A purchase order, also known as SAP PO, is used in several procurement processes in SAP, such as internal procurement, from one plant of the company to another plant of the company, external procurement, for direct consumption of stocks during the manufacturing processes, and the acquisition of services....
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SAP display technical names in dropdown

In the SAP graphical user interface, it might happen that the entries are displayed without their keys (the main identifier from the corresponding table), as seen below. In order to do so, in the SAP GUI, open the Options... from the Customize Local Layout menu....
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Create new system entry SAP GUI

Adding a new server to the server list displayed is quite simple. You may have to do so in case your organization haven't provided you with a full server list (see SAP Logon server list find and change the SAPlogon.ini), if a server has been newly created, or you recently joined a project and suddenly needs to access a specific project server....
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SAP LSMW batch scheduling

You are using LSMW (Legacy System Migration Workbench), in Batch Input Recording mode (Fig 1), and want to make an update on several objects, which may take a lot of time, out of business hours ? This, without having to turn on your computer at midnight ? See below how to schedule batch job in sap....
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SAP define a Partner System for IDoc Inbound Processing

When trying to generate IDocs, getting the information message “No partner exists with the name ”, type ”” (Fig 1), means that a “Partner System” has to be set up. Defining a “Partner System” will allow to select IDocs for processing by “Partner System”, which can be set by project, in order to allow different teams to work on different IDocs at the same time for example....
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SAP extract Forecasting parameters (MPOP structure)

SAP MPOP structure is not a real table, and is not directly accessible, for example using SE16N (Fig 1). Therefore, if we want to extract Material Master’s MPOP data for a given set of materials, it must be done by accessing several tables, MAPR (Fig 2) and PROP (Fig 3), which contains information from the Material Master’s Forecasting view (Fig 4). ...
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SAP change language of the SAP interface after login

In order to change the default language, the one displayed by default in the SAP login screen, you need to change it through the preferences. If you simply select another language while logging in, it will be applied to the current session only, and you'll have to enter it again the next time you log in....
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SAP turn off sound effects

In short : uncheck the activate audio signal box in options > interaction design > sound settings menu. Getting annoyed by the SAP sounds, or missing them ? It is quite simple to deactivate the notification sounds in whole SAP (Logon and sessions), or to activate them....
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