2453997 - S4/HANA: BMG142 The numeric material number is longer than 18 characters | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2453997 - S4/HANA: BMG142 The numeric material number is longer than 18 characters

Symptom

SAP S4HANA will not allow us to create a numeric material numbers longer than 18 characters even though we have enabled field length extension and configured OMSL to "40" character length. 

  • When creating material (external assignment) with length greater then 18, system is giving error message "The numeric material number is longer than 18 characters ".
  • When creating material (Internal assignment), system create the material by padding leading zero's in MARA table, but it is only padding up to 18 characters.

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Environment

  • SAP ERP Logistics (LO)
  • SAP S/4HANA, on-premise
  • SAP S/4HANA, cloud edition

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions

Keywords

CONVERSION_EXIT_MATN1_INPUT , KBA , LO-MD-MM , Material Master , How To

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