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Warning if changing Vendor

Is there a way to "red" alert if a vendor change is being made to a specific part number.

Example: We have 3rd Party Certifications that are only valid with the supplier that was audited. We would like to have SAP warn us if a new vendor is being created or the current vendor is being marked for deletion or if fixed vendor is changed.

Alert could be as simple as a pop-up message saying - Warning - 3rd Party Certification Required On This Vendor/Part Combination

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Apr 01, 2016 at 03:56 PM

    There is functionality around Vendor master approval- IMG==> Finaicial Accounting ==> Accounts Receivables and Payables ==> Vendor Accounts ==> Master Data ==> Preparation for creating Vendor master data -->Configure sensitive fields

    If you define a field in the customer/vendor master record as "sensitive", the corresponding customer/vendor account is blocked for the payment run if the entry is changed. The block is removed when a second person with authorization checks the change and confirms or rejects it

    Authorized user will approve the change using FK08. It may help to some extent.

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  • Apr 03, 2016 at 07:27 PM

    In addition to the above comment by Jagdeep, you’ve to use the dual control functionality along with workflow for receiving the warning message through a notification either in your SAP inbox or to your official email-id.

    http://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-53026

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