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2678334 - ILM policy does not exist for business partner


  • When running the transaction BUPA_PRE_EOP or making use of App Block Business Partner ,  the belwo error message is thrown

           ILM policy does not exist for business partner; see long text

           Message No. R111029


               You want to block data related to business partners. Retention rules were not defined for this data.

          System Response

               You cannot block any data.


             Contact your system administrator.

          Procedure for System Administration

              Check the ILM policy for ILM object CA_BUPA in transaction IRMPOL.

              For more information about blocking business partners, see Customizing for Cross-Application Components under Data Protection
              -> Blocking and Unblocking of Data -> Application-Specific Settings -> General Information.



  • SAP ERP 6.0
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA 
  • SAP_ABA version from SAPKA73112


SAP ERP 6.0 ; SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


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