2158292 - Invalid Depreciation Method Upon Fixed Asset Migration

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2158292 - Invalid Depreciation Method Upon Fixed Asset Migration

Symptom

Your are trying to migrate fixed assets, however, upon simulating the import, the system indicates that the depreciation method is not valid.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select your project and open the activity list.
  4. In the Integrate and Extend phase, open the activity Migration of Accounting Transaction Data.
  5. Click Migrate accounting transaction data using the migration tool.
  6. Select (or create) the migration unit for fixed asset migration and click Execute Migration.
  7. Select the Fixed Assets migration object (upload the file if not done yet) and click Process File.

After executing the Import Simulate, the following error is displayed in the logs: Depreciation method <description>not valid for valuation view <valuation view> set of books <set of books>

Cause

The depreciation method is not assigned to the accounting principle of the relevant set of books.

Resolution

You need to map the depreciation method to the accounting principles relevant for the company via below steps.

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select your project and open the activity list.
  4. Open the Depreciation Methods fine-tune activity.
  5. Click Edit depreciation methods.
  6. Select the concerned depreciation method and got to the Assignment to Accounting Principles tab.
  7. Add the concerned accounting principles and save your changes.

After that, you need to execute the import simulation again in the migration tool.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-FIN-ERM , Travel and Expense Management , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions