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2609075 - Error "Custom Code 1 missing" While Transferring an Employee to Another Org Unit


You are facing the error message below while transferring an Employee to another Org Unit:

"Custom Code 1 missing"


SAP Business ByDesign 1802 and higher.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Personnel Administration work center.
  2. Click on Regular Tasks view.
  3. Click on Transfer Employee.
  4. Fill the Employee details.
  5. Click on Save.
  6. System shows the mentioned error message.


This system behavior is occurring because the Custom Code 1 was set up as Mandatory in the Account Assignment Types activity.


To correct this system behavior, you have to change the Custom Code 1 as Optional in the Account Assignment Types activity.

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the required Project and click on Open Activity List.
  4. Show All Activities and search for Account Assignment Types.
  5. Open the Activity and then Maintain Account Assignment Types.
  6. Select Account Assignment Type as ACC (General Ledger Account only).
  7. In the Available Account Assignments, select Custom Code 1.
  8. Change the Data Input Control to Optional.


Transfer Employee, Error, Custom Code , KBA , AP-OM , Organisational Management , Problem


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