Start of Content Area

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

When you block an account centrally, you can prevent both posting and order processing, if you have purchased, installed, and configured the Materials Management (MM) application component.

Block a vendor account centrally as follows:

  1. Choose Master records ® Maintain centrally ® Block/unblock.
  2. The system displays the initial screen. On this screen, you can specify the areas that you need to block by entering the company code and purchasing organization. If you do not specify the key for an area, the corresponding block fields are not set.

  3. Enter the vendor's account number and the company code. Optionally enter the purchasing organization.
  4. Select ENTER .
  5. The Block/Unblock Vendor: Details screen is displayed.

  6. To block posting, select the company code of the displayed vendor master record or select all company codes by clicking in the corresponding field.
  7. To block purchasing, select either the displayed purchasing area or all purchasing organizations by clicking next to the corresponding field.
  8. Save your entries by choosing Vendor ® Save.

The system displays the initial screen and a message that confirms that the data has been saved.