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2178908 - Error Message: "Check if sol. profile of change proj. in prod. needs update" While Merging Change Project


When you merge the change project from test to production system, you receive the following error. Error: Check if sol. profile of change proj. in prod. needs update in the Merge Report.


  • SAP Business ByDesign
  • SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view
  3. Select the Change Project 
  4. Click on Open Activity List 
  5. Click on Merge Changes
  6. Click on Start Merge
  7. Note: The status is Merge Failed.
  8. Open the merge report


After copying the change project from production to test system, you may have made some changes in the production system that were not part of the change project in test system.


Follow below steps to update solution profile in test system.

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view
  3. Click on the link of the change project
  4. Select Actions->Update Project from Production
  5. Click on Start Update

Follow the below steps in your test system to merge the change project to production system.

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Select Implementation project view
  3. Highlight the change project
  4. Click on Open Activity List 
  5. Go to Go Live phase
  6. Click on Merge Changes
  7. Click on Start Merge

Note: Ensure that activities in other tabs are completed.

Now you will be able to see that merge activity is successful.


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