Resolving the “Operator Not Authorized to Change Unit Cost” error

This is one of those Lawson errors that could waste a morning of work looking through the Infor knowledge base, analyzing/changing security, and or reviewing logs.

 

So, you’re on PO20.1 and want to make a change to a PO entry and get this error:

To resolve this is actually incredibly simple and can be changed on PO04.1 at the bottom of the Buyer Information Tab (your settings may be different based on your needs):

If you happen to get a similar issue for a requisition cost change “Requester not authorized to change unit cost”, simply go to RQ04 and allow unit cost override for the specific requester (your settings may be different based on your needs):