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PSM-FM (Funds Management) tables are not being updated in S/4HANA

Dear All,


Lately, I saw some companies facing the same so I decided to create this blog post to help whoever is experiencing the same.

This information is valid for:

  • customers that have PSM-FM (Funds Management) activated in the system (activation is done by transaction SFW5 and Enterprise Extension EA-PS) and did an upgrade in the system to S/4HANA (and the related for Funds Management is EA-PS Release 805) or
  • a new installation of S/4HANA with PSM-FM activated (EA-PS in Release 805).

You find in your system that EA-PS active in transaction code SFW5. IS-PS flag is active in transaction code FIBF. PSM-FM configuration activities are correct in the IMG, basic configuration, master data, FMDERIVE, integration with other areas (such as MM) all setup in IMG, all looks ok but still FM is not updated while posting FM relevant documents (PRs, POs, MIRO, FI documents and so on).

All your operations are working correctly in the other areas but no update is being done in PSM-FM side (tables, reports) causing issues with availability control and budget consumption. If this happened after an upgrade, everything was working perfectly before the upgrade and PSM-FM was already active for a while.

For unknown reasons, sometimes one configuration setting gets lost and causes issues in FM updates. This configuration is EAFM component in table TRWCA. It should be active because you have Funds Management but the flag became blank after the upgrade of the system.

Please check if this is your case: enter SE16 and verify if field EAFM is blank in table TRWCA. If it is, you will need to activate EAFM manually in transaction SM30 and your issue will be resolved and PSM-FM tables and reports will be updated.

You find this as well in SAP documentation:  3071181 – FM document isn’t updated.

I recommend to bookmark this documentation as it will always be updated with any new information about this matter.

For the records posted before this manual activation and after the upgrade (with no records in PSM-FM tables FMIOI or FMIFIIT), you will need to reconstruct them based on the following documentation:

SAP Note 1226425 How to reconstruct FM documents from FI based on PO item

SAP Note 189761  Reconstruction of data in Funds Managemnt as of Release 4.5A


Best Regards,

Vanessa Barth

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      Author's profile photo Atif Farooq
      Atif Farooq

      Hi Vanessa,


      Many thanks for sharing such a useful piece of information. A friend of mine was facing this issue after go-live and while browsing through SCN , i came across this blog and we were able to fix the issue immediately  🙂 .

      Please keep posting




      Author's profile photo Vanessa Barth
      Vanessa Barth
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Atif,


      Thank you so much for the feedback. I am so glad I could be helpful! 🙂

      Sometimes we don't know if something can be useful to the community and comments like yours for sure gives extra motivation to continue to contribute!


      Best Regards,


      Author's profile photo Vitold Zanevskij
      Vitold Zanevskij

      Dear Vanessa,
      thank you so much for the clear and concise description of the problem & solution! Your solution worked and literally saved me and our project from a serious delay. I considered myself an expert in FM and was completely stuck, desperately checking the config again and again, and your article came as a savior just in time :).

      Have a nice day!

      Kind regards,


      Author's profile photo Vanessa Barth
      Vanessa Barth
      Blog Post Author

      Dear Vitold,


      I am so glad that I could help you!

      Thank you so much for your kind words, it really means a lot to me!

      Have a nice day and Happy New Year!


      Kind Regards,