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1786451 - Value of a characteristic is not converted - BRAIN068


Mostly after an upgrade to BW 7.30 or higher, either during the load to an InfoCube or during request activation of a DSO you experience a message like:

Characteristic value '****' of characteristic **** is not ****-converted
Message no. BRAIN068

or following dump:




  • SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse 7.30
  • SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse 7.31
  • SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse 7.40
  • SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse 7.50
  • BW/4 HANA


SAP BW/4HANA all versions ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


BRAIN 068, MATN1, WBSEL, PRID1, ACCEX, TIMES, PRIDB, BUNIT, TSTPS, PROJ, Value, for char., 0MATERIAL, is in external and not internal format , Message no., RSRV249 , KBA , BW-WHM-DBA-MD , Master Data , BW-WHM-DST-TRF , Transformation , BW-WHM-DBA-ODS , DataStore Object (classic) , Problem

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