SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2231529 - The field Datev ID is considered unnecessary


The field Datev is mandatory but not considered needed, nor can the field be found in the webservice.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Account Management work centre.
  2. Go to the view Accounts.
  3. Select All, search and open account ABC (ABC represents the name or ID of the account).
  4. Click View All.
  5. Select the tab Financial Data.
  6. Scroll down to Datev Integration.


The field Datev ID that you find on the UI when editing or creating an account is mandatory in certain constellations.


In the webservice you find this field under CustomerMaintainRequestBundlePaymentData as AccountDebtorExternalID.


KBA , AP-BP-BPT , Business Partner Template , How To


SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1611 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1508 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1511 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1602 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1605 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1608 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1702 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711