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2540066 - Error While Migrating Purchase Order "File validation failed. Create an incident."


You receive the below error when you migrate Purchase Orders using Migration tool.

"File validation failed. Create an incident. "

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration workcenter
  2. Select Implementation Projects.
  3. Select Open Activities list
  4. Search the activity Migration of Purchase Orders
  5. Select Migrate Purchase Orders using the migration tool
  6. Select and Execute step by step migration


There can be many reasons for this error. One of the reasons can be due to the value entered for the column name Price Unit. If you enter the value as currency type e.g. EUR instead of the of the number this error can arise.


Change the value for Price Unit field and re-execute.


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