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2445728 - Error Message "Relationship type is not Possible for Business Partner. This Business partner is not maintained in the required roles for this relationship type"


You get the error Relationship type is not possible for business partner. This business partner xxxxxx is not maintained in the required roles for this relationship type while migrating employee and user data (Where xxxxxxx represents the Business Partner)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Select the Implementation Projects view
  3. Select the project and click on Open Activity List
  4. Search and select Migration of Employee and User Data
  5. Select  Migrate Employee and User using Migration tool
  6. Select the file
  7. Select Execute migration step by step

The error happens during Execution step


The Employees that you trying to migrate already exist in the system.


It is not possible to create an Employee which already exists in the system. Remove the entries of already existing Employees and then try migrating again


Relationship type, Business Partner, employee, user data , KBA , AP-RC-BCT , Business Config. Tools (SAP Business ByDesign , How To


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