Allow Tracking of Work Order for Material Short.

By | July 31, 2014

You may have come across a situation where you get the error while tracking the WO: “Material is short and it is prohibited to track this WO”. Below is the step to resolve this problem:

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As you can see the below screen shot, for the WO “WO000089”has got an error “Material is short and it is prohibited to track this WO(MP102)”.


  • Now go to Manufacturing>>Planning> >Work Order
  • Check the Shortage material for that WO (i.e. “WO000089”).
  • You can see that the component “MP102”, “MP902”, “MP903”are in shortage for site “P23”.


  • Now go to Common Data>>Products> >Product-Site.
  • Mark the Release on Shortage checkbox available under the Manufacturing Tab as True.


Now you can track your WO (i.e. “WO000089”)

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