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2724180 - "File Validation Failed" when doing Migration of Purchase Order with Item of Service or Limit

Symptom

You are trying to do the Migration of Purchase Order with a Service Item Type or Limit Item Type but it is giving "File Validation Failed".

Environment

  • SAP Business ByDesign.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. In the Overview, find the activity "Migration of Purchase Orders" and open it.
  3. Click on "Migrate purchase orders using the migration tool".
  4. Upload the file and then Execute Migration Step by Step.
  5. It will give you "File Validation Failed".

Cause

This happens because you are trying to migrate a Purchase Order with Item Type 2 (Service Item) or 4 (Limit Item) and there is no Product ID or Product Description filled for it.

Resolution

When Item Type is 2 (Service Item) or 4 (Limit Item), either Product ID or Product Description should be supplied and it is mandatory to have one of them. Fill the Migration file with the required data and then proceed as usual.

Keywords

Migration; Purchase Order; File Validation; failed; , KBA , AP-POP-PO , Purchase Order , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions