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2937668 - SAP Business ByDesign 2005 Hotfix Collection 2 Information


Following is the list of fixes* delivered with the Hotfix collection 2 performed in 2005 release of SAP Business ByDesign.

The Hotfix collection is planned to be deployed to your tenants during your planned maintenance downtime window on/after the 20th of June.


SAP Business ByDesign 2005 HFC 2


Cross – Area Topic


  • In case compounded characteristics were being downloaded, the download option Data Source in CSV was not working. The issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500008211)
  • The error occurring within Add Fields while adding multiple key fields of master data data source as characteristics to the report, is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500006126)
  • The Title element is now added to the data sources Account Master Data and Business Partner Master Data. It can also be added into the reports based on Account Details report. (Hotfix ID: 1000008392)


  • You can now upload an old custom OData service XML file (downloaded prior to the 2005 release) with the (Deprecated) Upload button in OData Service Explorer. (Hotfix ID: 1000008701. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Output Management

  • Resetting of output channel after upgrade is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500006127)

SAP Support Request

  • The incidents that are InProcess status and have not been worked upon in last 14 days now gets automatically closed. (Hotfix ID: 4500003238. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Service Control Center

  • Downtime Start has been made invisible while requesting an empty tenant refresh. (Hotfix ID: 1000005949)
  • Explanatory text added in the modal dialogue for system creation in the Service Control Center. (Hotfix ID: 1000009141)

UI Client

  • The data mashup CM00022 - TinCheck Test now saves the changes applied to it. (Hotfix ID: 4500006814)
  • The tile position alignment issue in the personalization mode for the SAP Business ByDesign mobile app is now fixed. The tile with long text title display were not aligning with other tiles. (Hotfix ID: 4500006814)
  • The issue with HTML mashup that was not being rendered correctly is now fixed. HTML mashup is now shown correctly. (Hotfix ID: 1000007956. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • The error message that was incorrectly appearing while copying a purchase order is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000006839)
  • The abscissa display was incorrect in the Pipeline Bar Chart. It has now been corrected. (Hotfix ID: 1000006839)
  • While accessing the system using the system link received in a notification email regarding an incident, the work center was accessible. However, the Log off button was not visible in the drop down of Me icon (on the top right corner of the screen). This issue existed only when the system was being opened using the link in the email. This issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000006839)
  • The images maintained in desktop were not being displayed correctly in the mobile app. The issue is fixed with this upgrade. (Hotfix ID: 1000006839)
  • The search field is now working correctly and the issue with the selection is now fixed. Earlier, the selection was not working in account hierarchy search field. If an option was selected, the data was not getting populated. It was getting populated when the search was performed and selected in Value help. (Hotfix ID: 1000006839)
  • The screenshot for Application user and Management was coming up irregular. The display issue is now fixed, and the screenshot appears of regular size. (Hotfix ID: 1000006839)
  • The issue with the Menu button that was not working on the desktop in touch screen mode is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000006839)

Retention Management

  • A fix has been made for long duration when inheriting objects are being determined. (Hotfix ID: 1000004515)

Key User Translation Tool

  • The source of system dump appearing while retrieving data from Analytics reports, by employing Language Adaptation tool for customer language content definition within the report is now fixed. The correction of the included code data type allows a correct propagation of the code list for customer languages. (Hotfix ID: 4500000659)
  • A dump was occurring in the Language Adaptation tool when analytics text in new customer language keys were being retrieved and shown on the screen. It is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500006035. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Foundation Object (e-Invoicing)

  • XSLT Repository is now improved for handling the transformation files that have unusual line length of over 255 characters. (Hotfix ID: 1000007975)


Customer Relationship Management

Customer Invoice

  • G/L Account field is now available in items of a customer invoice request, within the customer invoice request details screen. (Hotfix ID: 4500006967)
  • The Not Released and Discarded invoice documents are not updated to source documents for project scenario invoice creations. (Hotfix ID: 1000006674. This fix has already been delivered as a patch)
  • The posting date field is now editable for cancellation document of CIV for Italy. (Hotfix ID: 4500007253)

Customer Quote

  • In a sales quote, for a project-based item, the save option was not working if renumbering was being performed. This issue is now fixed, and you can now save the transaction for a project-based item after renumbering. (Hotfix ID: 1000009273)
  • The error on copying quote/sales order document with invalid sales unit was not getting fixed on updating correct sales unit in the newly created quote/sales order document. It has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000009204)

Customer Return

  • Now, the BC deployment does not fail if return repair is scoped without sell standardized service. (Hotfix ID: 1000009023. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)


  • Whenever a phone call activity with reference to an opportunity was migrated into the system, empty duplicate entries of phone call activity were getting added in the opportunity document flow, depending on the number of simulations performed during migration. This error is now fixed. In case you require a correction for existing documents, create an incident with the reference to this hotfix. (Hotfix ID: 1000008744. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Party Processing

  • The determination of Zparty default value for documents such as sales order, quote or contract is now allowed based on account direct responsible. (Hotfix ID: 1000006188)


  • You can now add custom created pricing tables for Fair Pricing Scenario. (Hotfix ID: 4500008270)

Sales Order

  • Customer can now see SalesKitParentProductKey for kit sub items in .xml output if the sales order was created with kit items. (Hotfix ID: 1000007919. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Service Confirmation

  • The changes made to the web services II_SLO_SO_BUNDLE_MBO (ManageSalesOrderIn) and II_MANAGE_CUCO_IN (ManageCustomerContractIn) in the 2005 release are now reverted. (Hotfix ID: 1000007676. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • The association of item to itemInvoiceTerms in service confirmation is now PSM enabled. (Hotfix ID: 1000008072)
  • The issue with the Arrival On and Fixed On default dates with time zone format in the mobile app is now fixed. Because of this issue, the save of the service confirmation was not being performed. (Hotfix ID: 1000009460. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Supplier Invoice

  • The CIV form changes have been made for seller address, bill to party and alignment issues have been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000009820)


Financial Management


  • Tax Type Code is now available to be used in the Partner BADI: BADI_FAI2D_ACCDET_PARTNER. (Hotfix ID: 1000008765. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)


  • The report All VAT/Sales Tax with Journal Entry Details now displays Journal Entries of type Reversal. (Hotfix ID: 4500006536. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • The Internal Server Error occurring on executing the reports Material Cost Estimates - Cost Breakdown (Item Type), Material Cost Estimates - Cost Breakdown (G/L Account Origin), and Material Cost Estimate - Time Series is now fixed. The error was caused due to a high volume of data retrieval that lead to runtime memory go beyond the allowed limit. (Hotfix ID: 1000008038)

Cost and Revenue

  • Rounding difference error in revenue recognition run, caused due to missing Origin Business Transaction Type (BTT) on Sales Order item has been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500006919)

Due Payment Run

  • A fix has been made for the inconsistencies occurring in Bank Charge Calculation for JP Bank Charge scoped systems. (Hotfix ID: 1000006654)

Fixed Assets

  • When the Right of Use (RoU) Asset is created from a released lease contract, the depreciation method for non-book valuation views gets defaulted as per the fine-tuning settings. For book relevant valuation views, the depreciation method is always LEAS. (Hotfix ID: 4500004026)
  • The delete button visible on the Fixed Assets screen was causing the capitalized fixed assets to get deleted. This issue is now fixed. The fixed assets that are in status In Process and are not relevant for lease contracting can get deleted. (Hotfix ID: 1000008393. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • Complete scrapping of fixed assets was not possible because Posting Allowed indicator was not set in cost center attributes. Now, the Posting Allowed indicator is always set. (Hotfix ID: 1000009721)
  • It is now allowed to add extension fields to the Organizational Assignment node of the fixed asset business object using the Cloud Application Studio (CAS). (Hotfix ID: 1000004988)

Lease Contract

  • Migration of lease contracts along with Options tab data can be now migrated. The issues were occurring as the two fields, Renewal duration and Notice duration, were not configured properly. (Hotfix ID: 1000009551)

Lease Posting

  • Any errors occurring in the Lease Posting Run are now captured in the log and displayed in log section. (Hotfix ID: 1000008484)
  • The missing details from the Right of Use (RoU) Assets General tab are now displayed. (Hotfix ID: 1000008484)


  • The issue of missing dunning items in the swiss dunning form XI message that resulted in missing information on the dunning print form, is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500001967. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Payment Management

  • The navigation of the payment allocation fact sheet is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500005787)

Payment Order

  • The status code for the payment documents that were sent for an approval process of payment reversal, were not being updated correctly. This issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000004538)

Payment Processing

  • The issue of incorrect payment status appearing on the Payment Monitor view, during the payment transaction process is now fixed. The view is available within both Payment Management and Liquidity Management work centers. (Hotfix ID: 4500008191)
  • The error occurring in the bank statement upload while maintaining the DtTm tag value instead of Dt tag value in CLAV is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000007979)
  • For Due payment with status Cancellation in Approval, under receivable automatic payments, the detailed section status was appearing Completed. This issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000008366)
  • For Due payment with status Cancellation in Approval, the Reverse action was incorrectly appearing enabled. This issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000008366)
  • The title of Reversal popup is corrected to appear as Reverse under payment monitor. (Hotfix ID: 1000008366)


  • The technical error coming up while canceling some dunning proposals is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000009780)
  • A correction has been made in the logic for filling the tax type of line items in monthly invoices of JP. (Hotfix ID: 1000006897)

Expense Report

  • Data Sources ODTEXPB03 (Expense Report Action History) and ODTEXPREPHEADB (Expense Report Header) are releasee for usage in Business Analytics work center. This is done in order to enhance related information in SAP Business ByDesign Data Sources as basis for design of customer specific analytical reports for payroll related Expense Report Reimbursement information. 

    Note that some fields in these data sources are not used / filled in the SAP Business ByDesign and therefore, are empty:

    Expense Report Action History - ODTEXPU03
    • Advance Amount
    • Advance Amount
    • Advance Amount Currency

        Expense Report Header – ODTEXPREPHEADB

    • Advance Amount not yet cleared
    • Currency (Advances Amount not yet cleared)
    • Trip UUID
    • Scanned Documents Received
    • Paper Receipts Required / Received
    • Central Scanning Active
    • Street
    • House Number
    • Postal Code

(Hotfix ID: 1000006894. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)


Statutory Reporting

  • There was an issue occurring for Balance Notification Template, where, if the customer was trying to add any Custom Text in the Balance Confirmation Untill section, the system was dumping. The issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500003737)

Tax Declaration

  • For IL 857 withholding tax return output form, the base amount information is now shown as per the legal change. (Hotfix ID: 1000007498)
  • For IL 856 withholding return, the attachment file was not getting created even though the return was being released successfully. The issue was the over spilling of Vendor Credit Balance field. This issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500006945)
  • For Saudi Arabia, VAT rate is now changed from 5% to 15%. This rate change is effective from 01.07.2020. (Hotfix ID: 4500005774)
  • Belgium: new Tax Event 90 for Reverse Charge on Import of Goods for tax box 57 is delivered, with the corresponding tax codes 090, 091 and 092. (Hotfix ID: 1000009280. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • Now, Default tax rates and deductibility are not given precedence over the one maintained in the configuration. This fix has already been delivered. (Hotfix ID: 1000007079. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • For Germany, the tax rate type code Standard and Reduced, the tax rates have been revised to 16% and 5% respectively from July 1st, 2020. (Hotfix ID: 4500007516)
  • India: The simplification of GST changes for India are now reverted as the legal changes have been deferred from April 1st, 2020 to the year 2021. (Hotfix ID: 4500007950. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • When the valid from dates coming in the mivzak and maarechet file is overlapping with the latest withholding tax date range available in supplier master data, it should now delimit the entry and create a new entry for the supplier. (Hotfix ID: 1000009423. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • France: In Withholding return file for France, amounts for income type Copyrights are now reported in correct positions. For foreign suppliers, length of postal code is now correct. This fix has already been delivered. (Hotfix ID: 1000005797. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • The Belgian EC Sales List tax return file used to miss some records when documents for multiple business partners that had the same tax number were posted. This issue is now fixed and has already been delivered. (Hotfix ID: 1000006795. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • If a single transaction is picked in the Belgian EC Sales List tax return, the file gets generated for that single transaction. (Hotfix ID: 4500007514)
  • UK: For import scenario where zero tax rate is required, a new tax event 202 and tax code 17 has been created. This tax event is mapped to box 07 in VAT return with tax base amount. (Hotfix ID: 4500008060)
  • A new law active since the beginning of the year 2020, requires a change in the logic of WHT return splitting criteria for file and PDF, the change could be driven by a new WHT code to correctly store withholding tax data when incoming invoices are posted. The new withholding tax code 30 is created to be used with the code value 8.

A correction is also provided for all the existing WHT codes with PercentToBase < 100%: AU00x007 position is skipped/missing while it should be maintained according to general rules for the file. The same position must be filled in the PDF file. (Hotfix ID: 4500006943).

  • Italy: The Tax Code 83 (Purchase) must not be reported to Tax Return type 11 and 6. Similarly, Tax Code 557 (Sales) must not be reported to Tax Return type 12 and 5. (Hotfix ID: 4500007083)
  • Spain: In case the supplier does not have a VAT number for the foreign supplier scenario for Spain incoming tax return, other tax number maintained in the suppler gets picked up. (Hotfix ID: 1000009910)


Travel and Expense Management

  • The issue in the France Mileage Vehicle class Company car appearance in the expense report is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500004965)


Human Resources


  • Recorded Employee Times report now shows correct aggregation for Recorded Time when multiple internal comments are present for that time recording. (Hotfix ID: 4500007332. This fix has been delivered as a patch.)


  • Extension fields can now be added to the data source HCMCMPB01. (Hotfix ID: 1000008812)

Time and Labor Management

  • Employee Time Reports created on top of data source HCMTLMU01 will now show employee time records correctly, where Org Manager is changed within an input date period. (Hotfix ID: 4500001659)
  • The screen hanging issue occurring while selecting Approval In Progress option in the Project Management work center, if you have opted for background approval option for time recording approval, is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500007435)
  • A correction has been made in enablement/disablement of the Customer field in Mass Time Recording Time Sheet using personalization mode for Project Task Confirmation. (Hotfix ID: 4500007980)
  • The following issues have been resolved in the Internal Employee Changes report in the Personnel Administration work center:
  • Hire Employees
  • Open personnel file, go to Payment Information. Select payment method as Cheque and save.
  • Open Internal Employee Changes report. Check for changes done today or this month etc. Newly hired employees come up. (Hotfix ID: 4500004705)
  • There was an issue in the absences overview and track my leave request screen in the ESS where the cancellation of leave request was getting stuck at pending cancellation. It is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500007494. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • Employee Time reports created on top of data source HCMTLMU01 now shows employee records where RLU Manager is not assigned to the employee. (Hotfix ID: 1000002647. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • Business Configuration rules are now fixed if you are using payroll for any country other than Germany and if Germany payroll is manually descoped in the system. (Hotfix ID: 1000009700. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)


Project Management

Customer Project Expenses List

  • If accounting information for an expense is being updated, then accounting business transaction date must be filled from the last change date. (Hotfix ID: 4500005789)

Customer Project Invoice Requisition

  • If a project invoice request contains several items with the same product, an error message pops up mentioning that quantity unit is not compatible with the product. (Hotfix ID: 4500007584)

Project Processing

  • A check for istock expiration date during the creation of project stock order consumption has now been added on the Project OIF screen. (Hotfix ID: 4500002098)


Supply Chain Management


  • The issue of report Production Request Fulfillment that had wrong data, is now addressed. (Hotfix ID: 4500000838)

Customer Requirement

  • The issue with the SLs in report SCMCDU01_Q0001 is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000009580. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Customer Requirement Processing

  • The casting of messages sent from the PDI classes is now removed. In MANAGE_CUST_REQ_BUNDLE, inbound process agent was not population error messages if it was raised from the PDI classes. This issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000009660. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Goods and Activity Confirmation

  • The issues coming up in the web service error handling for goods and activity confirmation are now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000008028)

Inbound Delivery

  • The items searched and selected through Product ID in the Customer Return Notification screen are now visible on the subsequent screens. (Hotfix ID: 4500006849)
  • Only the first identified stock item was appearing on the second Customer Return Notification screen for a notification with a sales order that had multiple identified stock. This issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000005566. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • In the Intercompany Third-Part Logistics scenario including sales kits, the Outbound Delivery message to Inbound Delivery Notification was failing because of the involved kits. This issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000005566. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Inbound Delivery Processing

  • While creating Customer Return Notification in the case of dummy customer invoice reference was ending up in a dump due to system performance. This issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000009511. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Outbound Delivery

  • The error coming up during Post Goods Issue for predelivery of spare parts is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000003185. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • The error coming up during Post Goods Issue for predelivery of spare parts is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000009372)
  • For predelivery of spare parts for Third-Party Logistics site, a mandatory check for shipment date is now added. Now, the Outbound delivery is not released without a valid shipment date. (Hotfix ID: 1000005628. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • Outbound delivery invoice request is not going to be created now during the release of outbound delivery in the customer return scenario with repairs. (Hotfix ID: 1000005628. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • A new option to upload the Legal Approval Data is now available for Third-Party Logistics Outbound Deliveries OWL. (Hotfix ID: 1000009822)

Production Task

  • The issue with the addition of row on the make task screen is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000010100. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • The webservice II_MANAGE_LLEV_IN used to create replenishment tasks with reference to production orders now creates warehouse requests for those products that do not have the replenishment rule maintained in logistics area. (Hotfix ID: 1000008288)
  • The replenishment rules are now considered for products that come under storage groups and the storage group replenishment rules maintained in logistics area. (Hotfix ID: 1000008288)

Property Management

  • PSM release of the Product Property description field (PropertyDataTypeValueName) is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000006446)

Site Logistics Processing

  • Stock Transfer Order Inbound split issue is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000008641. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Site Logistics Task

  • The issue with Query SiteLogisticsTask webservice on selectionByResponsibleEmployeeId is now fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000004369)


Supplier Relationship Management

Purchase Order

  • The group by functionality on the Purchase Order screen was resulting in the dump. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000010140. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Supplier Invoice

  • PSM write release now supports Invoicing Period attribute of Supplier Invoicing root node. (Hotfix ID: 1000009420)

Customer Invoice

  • The GLO Legal ID field in the form XML for Israel ERS document is now added. (Hotfix ID: 1000005998)



* Disclaimer: Note that this list may not include all the hotfixes that are a part of this collection (e.g. operational, internal, technical fixes may not be listed)

See Also

2938382 - SAP Business ByDesign Hotfix Collection Information


BYD2005; HFC02; Hotfix; SPS02; Hotfix Collection; 2005
, KBA , SRD-CC-UIP , UI Plugins , SRD-SRM-PRO , Purchase Requests and Orders , SRD-CRM-ORD , Orders & Contracts , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , SRD-HR-MSS , People Management , SRD-PRO-PMN , Project Management , SRD-SCM-ANA , Analytics Content , Known Error


SAP Business ByDesign 2005