SAP Business One 9.1 Top Fixes

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SAP Business One 9.1 Top Fixes


The end of last month saw the delivery of Patch Level 09 (PL09) for SAP Business One 9.1. This blog takes a look at the corrections implemented in PL09 along with some of the other ‘top fixes’ from previous patches announced by SAP earlier this year.

Enable read only authorisation for Business Partners

Patch Level 09

Enable read only authorisation for Business Partners

SAP Business One Read Only Authorisation for Business Partners

  • Possibility to define on user level if user can change Business Partner Master Data
  • Making any changes for read only users is blocked
  • Better control of master data


Enable searching Serial and Batch Numbers with partial input

SAP Business One Enable Searching Serial and Batch Numbers

  • Only Part of the serial number is required when searching in Find Field


  • Easier/faster usability

Previous Top Fixes in 9.1
Below are a selection of updates and fixes that you may have previously missed over the course of the year from Patch level 05 through to Patch Level 08-


Resize Serial / Batch Number Details Window

SAP Business One Resize Serial And Batch Number Details Window


  • System automatically inserts a scroll bar if there are user defined fields (UDF)
  • UDFs can be made visible by scrolling down without having to enlarge the window or having to scroll the whole window


  • Better usability


Price List Enhancements

SAP Business One Price List Enhancements


  • See at a glance if there are differing price list as base price list or a different factor
  • In this example the factor has been reduced from 0.8 to 0.6 for one item and we see this in differing base price list/factor with “yes”
  • Option to refresh all price according to header factor


  • Manage price lists easier


Process Checklist

Definition and visualisation of seldom used company specific processes, including steps outside SAP Business One.

SAP Business One Process Checklist

  • Shows steps ahead, completed and missing steps
  • Link existing documents to process step or create new ones
  • Possibility to build business logic constraints between objects, e.g. follower step can only use BP from previous one
  • Based on BPMN format editable via generally available tools and XML editors


  • Visualisation of company processes and progress
  • Better instructions to employees in case of changes in processes


Procurement Opportunity Management

Used during procurement projects which require long negotiation with the vendor, e.g. purchasing of complex goods like capital assets. Also used for procuring goods with limited availability or from public sales.

SAP Business One Procurement Opportunity Management

  • The object vendor opportunity allows you to manage procurement projects systematically
  • Reporting provides the ability to analyse procurement opportunities


  • Reduce complexity in procurement process
  • Keep overview of procurement activities


Support of Licence Reporting and Connection Management

SAP Business One Support of License Reporting and Connection Management


  • Get a holistic overview of all distributed licences in the Licence Administration – Assignment
  • Disconnect users from SAP Business One clients
  • Send Messages to SAP Business One users


  • Detailed licence information at a glance
  • Powerful administration capability

If you have any questions about the topics discussed in this blog or any wider SAP Business One questions, then get in contact with a member of the Frontline SAP B1 Team today.

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