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2496441 - Error Message: "PAF Inbound Processing: System Failure" While Updating Price Lists with Migration


When trying to update an existing Price List through Migration, you receive error message on Step 3 saying:

"PAF Inbound Processing: System Failure".

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center, Overview view
  2. Search for migration of price list
  3. Click the link and access the migration tool
  4. Upload your migration file
  5. Click Execute Migration and then, Execute Migration Step by Step
  6. Conduct the migration until the Simulate Import step, where the error occurs


This issue occurs because you are trying to update the CopyRefProductID1 field.


The CopyRefProductID1 field is a key field of Price Lists and thus, it's not modifiable once the Price List is created — it becomes read-only and cannot be updated. As a workaround, please Cancel Release of the existing Price List and migrate a new one with the correct data for the CopyRefProductID1 field.


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