Does Simple Credit Limit Check Include Checking for Open Orders

Hi all,
I have this issue here where I have configured the system to use simple credit limit check with error message. I did not use the standard/common automatic credit limit check since user insist on a pop-up warning and that the order could not be saved. But, I realized that it does not take open orders into account too although I have set the risk categories. Is it true and what solution is there for this issue then.
Thank you for all your help in inputs.
Regards,
Yvonne
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Hi,
Please follow the below configuration settings for Simple credit check process.
Simple credit check: In simple credit check the system compares the credit exposure with payers credit limit. The
credit exposure results from the total of the net document value and the value of the open items.
We can set the following system responses at when the credit limit has been reached.
A u2013Warning message
B u2013 Error message
C u2013 Delivery block
Specify in VOV8  Credit limit [C]
Configuration settings:
Sales documents types u2013 Credit limit check: Transaction code: OVAK
Path:
 IMG
 Sales and Distribution
 Basic functions
 Credit management/Risk management
 Simple credit limit check
 Choose sales document type OR
 Specify value
[ ] = No credit limit check
[A] = Run simple credit limit check and warning message
<b> = Run simple credit limit check and error message
[C] = Run simple credit limit check and delivery block
 Save and Exit
Define credit control area: Transaction code: OB45
Credit control area is an organizational unit that specifies and checks the credit limit for customers. A credit control
area can include one or more company codes. It means we can assign one credit control area to number of company
codes.
NOTE: Within credit control area the credit limit must be specified in the same currency.
Path:
 IMG
 Enterprise structure
 Definition
 Financial accounting
 Define credit control area
 Go to new entries
(OR)
 Choose existing credit control area
 Select it and click on copy icon
 Rename it and click on details icon
Specify currency [INR]
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Data for updating SD fields
Update [000012]: Open order value on time axis, delivery and billing document value. This field value controls
when the values are open sales orders, deliveries, billing documents are updated in LIS. We can specify the
following update groups for updating credit related statistics.
 Update group 000012:
Sales order: Increase open order value from delivery relevant schedule lines.
Delivery: Reduces open order value from delivery relevant schedule lines.
Increases open delivery value
Billing document: Reduces the open delivery value, increases open billing document value.
Financial accounting document: Reduces open billing document value
Increases open items.
 Update group 000015:
Delivery: Increases open delivery value.
Increases open billing document value.
Financial accounting document: Reduces open billing document value
Increases open items.
 Update group 000018:
Sales order: Increases open delivery value
Billing document: Reduces open delivery value.
Increases open billing document value.
Financial accounting document: Reduces open billing document value.
Increases open items.
Fiscal year variant [K4]: It indicates specific fiscal year variant for particular credit control area. The fiscal year
variant is essential when a credit control area covers multiple company codes whose fiscal years are different. Then
the values of the open orders are updated by posting period.
Specify risk category [001]: 001 = High risk
002 = Medium risk
003 = Low risk
This risk category entered in the related control area of the customeru2019s credit master record, which is automatically
created when a customer is created in a company code.
The credit master record is automatically maintained when at least one of the below fields is maintained for the
corresponding control area.
(A) Risk category
(B) Credit representative group
(C) Credit limit
Credit limit: The credit limit that we enter here in the specific credit control area of the customeru2019s credit master
record. This is automatically created when a customer is created in a company code (in XD01).
NOTE: This credit limit is not a total credit limit for the control area.
Representative group [001]: Define credit representative group in IMG.
 All company codes: If we want to tell to the system that, this credit control area is permitted for
postings in every company code we have defined.
 Save and Exit
NOTE: After this create Risk categories and Credit representative groups and come back to this step and assign
these values to our credit control area.
Risk category and Representative group defined and maintained by FI/CO consultants in IMG.
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Assign company code to credit control area: Transaction code: OB38
Path:
 IMG
 Enterprise structure
 Assignment
 Financial accounting
 Assign company code to credit control area
 Choose our company code from position button
 Click on assign button on the application tool bar
 Select our credit control area from the list and assign it
 Save and Exit
 Go to FD32 and check whether system created customeru2019s credit master data automatically or not.
System creates customers credit master data automatically when we (FI/CO) people) configure credit control area in
IMG.
So as to perform simple credit check we have to specify customer master payers limit in the credit control area, and
create customer master in XD01 transaction code.
 Specify reconciliation account number (GL account number)
 Payment history record: Check payment history record control in payment transaction tab. It is the
control parameter to update the payment details that are made by customers and system will show the
payment details in the FD32.
 Specify the credit control area in credit control area field in billing document tab.
 Save and Exit
 Go to VA01 and raise the sales order
Check the system responses in each and every level of sales document processing and check whether the system
blocked the delivery document (due to the setting in VOV8 of OR in check credit limit field [C] = Blocked for
delivery).
 To release the delivery go to VKM4 and release the delivery document.