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1886561 - Error Message : Document ID 'XYZ ABC' Includes Unallowed Character; Change The ID.


You want to simulate the migration and the following message is displayed: Document ID 'XYZ ABC' Includes Unallowed Character; Change The ID

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Open Activity List for the project XYZ.
  4. Go to Integrate and Extend phase.
  5. Open the activity Migration of Accounting Transaction Data.
  6. Click on the hyperlink Migrate accounting transaction data using the migration tool.
  7. Select the migration unit and click on the Execute Migration Button.
  8. Click on the Open Items Payable migration object.
  9. Simulate the Migration and the error message will be displayed.Document ID 'XYZ ABC' includes unallowed character; change the ID


Unallowed characters are blanks, lower case letters, and special characters like #, *, %, & etc. or leading zero.


  1. Create a new source file with valid values for Document ID.
  2. Upload the new source file to replace the previous version.


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