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2550521 - Error While Migrating the Sales Notes for Materials


Your requirement is to add the Sales Notes for the existing Materials. Upon executing the Migration of Materials system throws error:

Update not possible; specified data for MATERIAL-SALES with key INTERNAL_INDICATOR = `` AND LANGUAGE_CODE = `F` does not exist


SAP Business ByDesign 2002 and higher.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Select Implementation Projects view or Overview.
  3. Search and Open the activity Migration of Materials.
  4. Choose Migrate materials using the migration tool.
  5. Execute Migration for the respective Migration File with Migration Mode Modify already existing records.
  6. You receive the error message mentioned, during the Simulation step.


It is not possible to use Migration Mode Modify already existing records to add Notes for existing Materials.


In order to add the Sales Notes for the existing Materials, you may use the Migration approach with Migration Mode Enhance already existing records or you can use the Mass Data Maintenance tool.


Migration of Materials, Sales Notes, Error, Update not possible, Mass Data Maintenance.
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