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2128811 - How to Enhance or Modify Existing Product Category Hierarchy Using Migration


You want to know how to enhance, modify or add a new child node to the existing Product Category Hierarchies using Migration.

Reproducing the Issue

For example if the description is not maintained for a particular language or you want to change the description that already maintained for the existing Product Categories.

  1. Go to Products work center.
  2. Navigate to Product Categories view.
  3. Select the Product Category and click on the button Maintain Product Categories.
  4. Select the required language in the Show drop down and here you want to maintain or change the description.

For maintaining the descriptions if you navigate to the migration tool for Product Category Hierarchy you would not find an option for Enhance or Modify. You can verify this by following the below mentioned steps.

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Select Implementation view.
  3. Select the project and click on Open Activity List.
  4. Find the migration activity Product Category Hierarchy.
  5. Click on the link Migrate product category hierarchy using the migration tool.
  6. Upload a Migration template.
  7. Click on Properties button.
  8. There is no option in Migration Mode for enhance or modify.


Product Category descriptions can be enhanced or modified using Add New Records itself as the Migration Mode. Similar way you would be able to add a new child node to the existing product categories also.

Note: In case the Product Category has “Product Assignment Allowed” indicator then you need to add the same in the template.


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