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Function documentation Blocking a Vendor Account  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Within Accounts Payable, you can block a vendor account for posting. You have to block a vendor master record before you can mark it for deletion. You would also block a vendor that you use only as an alternative payment recipient, so that nobody can post to it by mistake.

There are several fields in the vendor master record available to you. You can set the following blocks:

This topic describes how to block a vendor account and blocking an account for the accounting department only. A separate topic explains how you block a vendor from being paid.

You can cancel a vendor account block at any time. To do this, simply remove the relevant indicator.


Only block an account if there are no more open items in the account. If an account is blocked, you cannot clear any open items in it.

See also:

Blocking a Vendor Account Centrally

Blocking a Vendor Account for Posting

Blocking a Vendor Account for Payments