2440032 - System triggers error "Serial ID XXX not valid" when maintaining Serial Numbers.

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2440032 - System triggers error "Serial ID XXX not valid" when maintaining Serial Numbers.

Symptom

While maintaining Serial Number for a Product at the time of Post Goods Issue, the system triggers the errors:

     Modification not permitted
 --->Serial id XXX not valid 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Outbound Logistics Work center.
  2. Go to Delivery Proposals View.
  3. Search for Delivery Request ID ABC
  4. Select Post Goods Issue.
  5. Select a Product and Under Details: Item maintain a Serial Number  
  6. System throws error as below:

              Modification not permitted
          --->Serial id XXX not valid

Cause

The error is caused due to the special characters entered at the time of maintaining Serial Numbers for a Product. 

Resolution

Serial Numbers are designed in a such a way that it cannot contain Special Characters .It can contain as follows

  1. Serial Numbers can be Numeric.
  2. Serial Numbers can also be Alpha Numeric. 

Keywords

KBA , SRD-CC , Cross Components , How To

Product

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