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2030884 - Error "The combination of context elements is not supported" During Migration of Price List


When you migrate price list, you receive the error: "The combination of context elements is not supported" during the simulation step.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center .
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view.
  3. Open activity list.
  4. Open activity Migration of Price Lists.
  5. Open link Migrate price lists using the migration tool.
  6. On the new screen, click on Execute Migration > Execute Migration Step by Step.
  7. Error occurs.


It's not possible to support customer group-specific or base price lists with optional Sales Organization and Distribution Channel. Only full key is supported, which means both Sales Organization and Distribution Channel have to be maintained in the migration file.

Please note that information for Sales Organization and Distribution Channel should NOT be maintained for customer-specific price lists, as the relevant information is already maintained in the account's Sales Data.


If you don't want to maintain sales org and distribution channel, you can use below workaround :

  1. Fill sales org and distribution channel details and make the validity dates in past for example 01.01.1999 to 01.01.1999 and proceed with upload
  2. After the migration, go to work center Product and Service Portfolio
  3. Go to view Price Lists 
  4. Click button Advance 
  5. Delete the From and To dates in the search fields, so that price list created in past comes up.
  6. Copy the price list, remove sales org and distribution channel, correct the validity dates and save.
  7. It's now possible to release the price list.

Furthermore, it is also possible to use the XLS write-back option which is also available in the Product and Service Portfolio work center.

Also, for discount list in Account specific, there is no need to add Account ID at the Item level again. Kindly remove the entries maintained under Items->Account ID.

See Also

Help Center Document: Configuration: Migration of Discount Lists

2774933 - Error Message "The combination of context elements is not supported" During Migration of Price List

2763208 - Migration of Price List Throws Error "The combination of context elements is not supported


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