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2781996 - Error: “The business partner you have selected for this relationship type is an organization. Select a business partner who is a person” While Importing Contacts Using Migration

Symptom

Your requirement is to migrate Contact for existing Business Partner using migration tool. During the Simulation, you receive the below error:

The business partner you have selected for this relationship type is an organization. Select a business partner who is a person

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Select Implementation Projects view or Overview
  3. Search and Open the activity Migration of Business Partners
  4. Select Migrate contacts using the migration tool
  5. Select You Can Also at the top right corner of the screen and Download Migration Template
  6. Fill the required and the mandatory fields in the migration file
  7. Upload the Migration File
  8. Execute Migration for the respective Migration File with Migration Mode Add new records
  9. In the Simulation step, you receive the mentioned error

Cause

You are trying to migrate a Business Partner type Organization as a Contact.

Resolution

You can specify only a Business Partner Person as a Contact. Correct the data in the migration file and proceed with the migration activity.

Keywords

Business partner, Migrate Contact, Migration of Business Partners , KBA , SRD-MD-BP , Business Partner , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions