2020320 SAP OSS Note - Superior order can be closed despite unsettled suborder

SAP OSS Note 2020320 version 0002 contains details of a know issue related to Superior order can be closed despite unsettled suborder . This includes any associated symptoms and instructions on how to fix it, see below for full details. Also check out the comments section to view/add related contributions, questions or screen shots, based on real life experience of this oss note and problem.

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Note 2020320 Details:

When does this problem occur

You can close a superior maintenance order even though a suborder still

hast costs that should be settled to the superior order (the s

uborder has a settlement rule for the superior order).

If you attempt this without order hierarchy (order settles order, which
we do not recommend), the system checks whether there are stil

l costs for the order to be settled during the business completion.

Cause of the problem and Pre-requisites

The source code that is responsible for the symptom described processes

PP collective orders that are principally treated differently.

 In the case of plant maintenance, however, a different logic is


Solution instructions

After you implement the corrections, maintenance orders of an order

hierarchy are treated as in the case of order settling order.

Description of problem

PM order, order settlement, IW36, KO88

Solution instructions

Please import the corrections attached to this OSS note into your SAP system using SNOTE.

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