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2250538 - Error Message "File Validation Failed. Create an Incident" While Migrating Personnel Administration Data

Symptom

When you migrate Personnel Administration Data, system throws the below error message:
File validation failed. Create an incident

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Select Implementation Projects view or Overview.
  3. Search and Open the migration activity Migration of Employee Data.
  4. Select Migrate personnel administration data using the migration tool.
  5. Execute Migration for the respective Migration File.

Cause

There could be many reasons that lead to this issue and one of the causes could be the length of the Employee IDs. The system expects a length of X characters.
You can check the allowed Number Range for Employees using the below steps:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Select Implementation Projects view or Overview.
  3. Search and Open the migration activity Number Ranges for Employees and Service Agents

Resolution

Maintain the correct Employee IDs in the migration file and proceed with the migration activity.

Keywords

KBA , personnel administration data , number ranges for employees and service , SRD-HR-PAD , Personnel Administration , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions