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2148078 - Error Message "Similar Entry for Supply Planning area already exists"


When you try to perform migration mode Enhance Existing Records for Material migration, system throws below error message:

Similar Entry for Supply Planning area already exists

Note: The Enhancement is for Planning Area

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Select Implementation Projects view or Overview.
  3. Search and Open the migration activity Migration of Materials
  4. Execute Migration for the respective Migration File


If you are trying to enhance the existing Planning Area with the Planning Area details then it is not possible.

The Structure is as follows,

The structure is like this:

--> Planning tab

--->Planning Area ** Child to Planning

---->Planning Area details ** Child to Planning Area .

The 2nd level child node can not be maintained until data is being maintained for 1st level child in the same file.

If the Planning Area is already maintained then Enhancement of Planning Area details cannot be done through Migration.


You can use Mass Data Maintenance to Modify the Planning Area details.


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