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3097599 - Change of Material Description not possible via Migration Tool


You want to change the description of a material. You are able to complete an according migration in business configuration successfully. But the description of the material remains unchanged.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Go to Overview
  3. Select the Migration of Material activity
  4. Select Migrate Material using Migration Tools
  5. Upload a file with new information in Description column of the General sheet
  6. Change Properties to Enhance Already Existing Records
  7. Complete all steps to execute Migration
  8. Find migration successfully completed
  9. Check the update of your material in Product Data work center, Materials view
  10. Find Description unchanged


Changing the property to enhance existing records removes the general tab of the uploaded file and this way, the change information in this tab.


To change the description, you may use the options in mass data maintenance work center

See Also

See also KBA:   1880816 - Is it Possible to Mass Change Material Description for Other Languages?


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