1892720 - Error Message : Cannot edit org unit ‘XYZ’ (‘ABC’). The org unit is currently being edited by user SAP_SYSTEM.

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1892720 - Error Message : Cannot edit org unit ‘XYZ’ (‘ABC’). The org unit is currently being edited by user SAP_SYSTEM.

Symptom

You want to edit or check the consistence of the Org Unit and the fallowing message is displayed:

Cannot edit org unit ‘XYZ’ (‘ABC’). The org unit is currently being edited by user SAP_SYSTEM.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Organizational Management work center.
  2. Select Edit Org Structures link under Common Tasks.
  3. Select DD:MM:YYYY (Ex: 01.01.2011) in the Effective From field.
  4. Select Find button.
  5. Locate the Org unit ABC.
  6. Select Check Selected Structure option from the drop down list of Check button

After few minutes the error message will be displayed on the screen.

Cause

This is the system expected behavior.

The lock are created automatic  by the system when there is a scheduled job running on the background.

Resolution

After the job complete successfully the lock will be removed and the Org unit will be available to be edited .  

Keywords

KBA , org unit is currently being edited , org unit locked by sap_system. , unable to edit org unit , cannot edit org unit , check selected structure locked , SRD-CC , Cross Components , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions