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2934489 - Warnings on software collection check

Symptom

  • The Export Software Collection Check includes many warnings related to Custom CDS Views including many similar to the following:
    • Field <fieldName>: Data type CHAR has length nnnnnn greater than max. Chavl length (250)
    • Association <associationName> is not available 

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Resolution

  • With the upgrade to S/4HANA Cloud 2005, additional checking has been added to the Export Software Collection app for Analytical Custom CDS Views (both Cube and Dimension Scenarios)
  • These messages are strictly warnings informing that there MIGHT be a problem - action does not need to (and in some case cannot) be taken to address the warnings
  • For the specific message types:
     
    • Field <fieldName>: Data type CHAR has length nnnnnn greater than max. Chavl length (250)
      • The Analytical Engine supports strings with a maximum length of 250 characters
      • Strings longer than 250 characters will be truncated
         
    • Association <associationName> is not available
      • Some data will not be available in an Analytical report derived from the Custom CDS View (e.g. Custom Analytical Query
      • To resolve the issue, the associationName (usually defined in the primary data source of the Custom CDS View) needs to be included in the Custom CDS View

Keywords

Custom CDS View, Export Software Collection, Check, Warnings, greater than max. Chavl length, Association, not available , KBA , BC-SRV-APS-GKE , Generic CDS Key User Editor , BC-SRV-APS-EXT-SL , Manage and Import Software Collections , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions