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2404633 - Error: "Location XYZ already exists" when you are trying to create a New Location for Site.

Symptom

When we are trying to create a New Location XYZ for Site ABC. System triggers error message as below.

- Location XYZ already exists.
- Save failed.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supply Chain Design Master Data Work Center.
  2. Go to Locations View.
  3. Choose Site ABC and Select New Location.
  4. Fill in all mandatory fields like Location ID, Location Name , Country etc
  5. Select Save.

- Location XYZ already exists.
- Save failed. 

Cause

As a Location XYZ already exists for Site PQR, System does not allow us to create another location with the same ID XYZ even if we are trying to create for different Site ABC.

Resolution

We need to maintain a unique Location ID.

Keywords

KBA , AP-LDM , Location Data Management , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1611 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1702 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711