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1781103 - Error Message: Cannot change timeline of business residence XYZ (), inventory exists in site XYZ.

Symptom

When you check or activate an Organizational Unit, system throws below error message:

Cannot change timeline of business residence XYZ (), inventory exists in site XYZ

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Organizational Management work center.
  2. Select Edit Org Structures under Common tasks.
  3. Highlight the Org unit.
  4. Select Check button and choose Selected Structure.

System throws above error message.

Cause

The cause for the issue that there may be Stocks assigned to this site XYZ. To verify, follow the below steps:

1. Go to Outbound Logistics Control work center.
2. Select Stock Overview under Common Tasks.
3. Select All Stocks By Selection.
4. Select Advanced Search.
5. Select Site ID as XYZ.

You can find the list of Stocks.

Resolution

To resolve the issue, it is required to move the stocks to another Site.

Please refer to help documents Stock transfer or Intra company Stock Transfer to find the steps to perform.

Keywords

KBA , AP-RC-BCT , Business Config. Tools (SAP Business ByDesign , Product Enhancement

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions