|Home • Technical • Interview Q's • Jobs • Testimonials • Contact Us|
Validation rules in FI
By Shiva Kumar Tirumalasetty, Deloitte Consulting India Pvt Ltd
In the SAP R/3 System,
nearly all input values are validated by a program or against tables or master
files. Since some types of validations cannot be standardized, you
can use the validations program to create validations for your specific
The validation function
enables you to check values and ranges of values as they are being entered in
the SAP R/3 System. Validation rules are stored in the Rule Manager. As data is
entered into the system, the Integration Manager validates the data against the
validation rules. Because data is validated before it is actually posted, only
valid information is posted to the FI-SL application component.
The system validates account numbers against a master file or
checks that a ledger is assigned to a local company code.
You use validations when you want to create a user-defined
Boolean statement to validate an entry in a way that is not defined for the
A validation can consist of
up to 999 steps. You can therefore validate data against any number of Boolean
statements before the data is posted.
Go to transaction
GGB0 and select the application area-Financial accounting from the tree menu.
Select the node: Line item.
on the “Validation” button available on the application toolbar to create
the validation and enter the following details:
Validation for the tax code
up Point: 2
Note: Validations can be
created for all the application areas of FI available on the screen of GGB0 as
Now click on
“Step” button on the application toolbar to create the validation step with
the below details:
the “prerequisites” sub node enter the below condition:
(This validation rule should
trigger only for transaction
FB01,FB60,FB65,FB02,MIRO,FV60,FV65,FVB0,FBM2,FBV0,FBV2,F-01,F-44,and only for
vendor line items(KOART= ‘K’)
= 'FB01' OR BKPF-TCODE = 'FB60' OR
= 'FB65' OR BKPF-TCODE = ‘MIRO’ OR
= 'FB02' OR BKPF-TCODE = 'FBM2' OR
= 'FBV0' OR BKPF-TCODE = 'FBV2' OR
= 'FV60' OR BKPF-TCODE = 'FV65' OR
= 'F-01' OR BKPF-TCODE = 'F-44’) AND
Please send us your feedback/suggestions at webmaster@SAPFunctional.COM
©2006-2007 SAPFunctional.COM. All rights reserved.
product names are trademarks of their respective companies. SAPFunctional.COM,
Inc. is in no way affiliated with SAP AG.
Graphic Design by Round the Bend Wizards