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1916368 - Error: "Invalid MovementCategory 08 with first acq./cap./depr. start date xx/yy/zzzz"


Error: Invalid MovementCategory 08 with first acq./cap./depr. start date xx/yy/zzzz, while trying to migrate Fixed Assets.

xx/yy/zzzz means the Initial Acquisition Date.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the relevant change project.
  4. Select the Open Activity List button.
  5. Navigate to the Integrate and Extend tab.
  6. Find and select the activity Migration of Accounting Transaction Data.
  7. Select link: Migrate accounting transaction data using the migration tool.
  8. Select the relevant Unit or Create Unit.
  9. Upload the migration template.
  10. Select the Execute Migration button.
  11. Error message is thrown


The Initial Acquisition Date xx/yy/zzzz supplied for a certain record in the migration template is an earlier date than the Capitalization Date for that entry.


Kindly ensure that the Capitalization Date maintained in the template is a later date than the Initial Acquisition Date for the respective records and re-trigger the migration.


fixed assets migration; fixed assets (extended); movement category , KBA , AP-RC-BCT , Business Config. Tools (SAP Business ByDesign , SRD-FIN-FA , Fixed Assets , How To


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