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2878248 - Calling the API API_PRODUCT_SRV ( Method POST) returns the error "The numeric product number 1234 was transferred without leading zeros"

Symptom

  • Calling the API API_PRODUCT_SRV  ( Method POST) returns the error "The numeric product number 1234 was transferred without leading zeros"
  • The API  API_PRODUCT_SRV  allows the creation of Products using Internal Number Assignment but no External Number Assignment
  • Error '"Cannot process multiple products in a single change set request." when calling API API_PRODUCT_SRV  ( Method POST)

Environment

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Master Data

Reproducing the Issue

Call the API with operation POST , For example /sap/opu/odata/sap/API_PRODUCT_SRV/A_Product and sample Payload

{

"ProductType": "FERT",

"BaseUnit": "PC",

"to_Description":

[ { "Language": "EN", "ProductDescription": "SAPTEST" } ],

"Product": "SAP"

}

Cause

incomplete Payload file

Resolution

System works as designed.

The issue occurs when you have passed product number at root node but  in the child node the product number is missing . You should pass the product number in child node

Sample of a correct Payload :

{

"Product":"SAP",
"ProductType": "FERT",
"BaseUnit":"PC",
"to_Description":

{
"results":[  { "Product":"SAP", "Language":"EN", "ProductDescription":"SAPTEST" } ]
}
}

Keywords

API_PRODUCT_SRV , material master , ODATA , 'Product Master (A2X)' ,  "API_PRD_MSG/003", , KBA , LO-MD-MM , Material Master , LO-MD-FIO-MM , Fiori UI for Product Master , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions