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2640473 - EAN number can be assigned in IDOC but failed in MM02 with error WE216

Symptom

Specific EAN number to an internal number range can be assigned successfully with IDOC/BAPI. However, error WE 216 "The EAN & may not be assigned externally" occurs when trying to assign a specific EAN number in t-code MM01/MM02.


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Environment

  • SAP ERP Logistics (LO)
  • SAP R/3
  • SAP R/3 Enterprise
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP ERP
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA
  • SAP S/4HANA, on-premise

Product

SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP R/3 Enterprise all versions ; SAP R/3 all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA all versions

Keywords

WE216 , KBA , LO-MD-MM , Material Master , Problem

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