Settting up the FI Validations

You can use additional validation to supplement the existing SAP logic to fit you into your business needs.This Documentation covers the details of setting up the SAP FICO Validations

For e.g. to allow postings from company code 0001 to business area AA only.

GGB0 – To maintain the validations

Validation – Enter a validation name  e.g.  VBUS

Application Area – SAP module e.g. FI (financial accounting)

Calling Point – Dependent upon the application area that is selected.

  • 0001 – Document Header – validate entries at document header, e.g BKPF table
  • 0002 – Line Items – check line item entries within a document, e.g. BSEG table
  • 0003 – Complete Document – check settings for the whole documents.

e.g. Validation step 001 Allowed company code ‘0001‘ to post to business area AA only.  ‘FI00
checks that line item is from FI. If checks failed, the error message number 14 is displayed to stop the transaction.

$BUKRS = ‘0001’ AND
$GLVOR = ‘FI00’


Type E   No. 14 – Business Area not allowed for company 0001
Output fields  1 – BSEG – GSBER      2 – BSEG –



OB28 – Define Validations for Posting

CCCallPntValidationDescriptionActivtn Level
00012VBUSBusiness Area Validation1

Activtn Level – 0 – Not Active    1 -Activated     2 – Activated for all except batch input
GGB4 – Manage the activation of all validations in the SAP system.