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2920399 - Error Identifier does not Exists while Activating the Solution in Target Tenant


You have assembled your patch solution and uploaded to the target tenant. However the activation failed in target tenant with the below errors:-

Failed to activate items of type ByDScriptingLanguageImplementation.

Identifier 'PQR' does not exist, where PQR is an custom action.

You can also see in the target tenant that the respective file is showing as inactive in SDK solution.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to the SDK solution of the target tenant. 
  2. Upload the assembled patch solution from the source tenant.
  3. Activation failed with the above mentioned errors.


This is a known issue when you have only one XBO in the solution without any custom business object. In this case, the backend files do not get updated properly if you choose New and Changed Items for activation.


 You can follow the below steps to resolve this issue:-

  1. Create a new patch in Source Tenant.
  2. Perform a solution level activation -> All items.
  3. Assemble solution.
  4. Upload to the target tenant.
  5. The solution activation will be successful without any errors.


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