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2557980 - Error Message "File Validation Failed. Create an Incident" While Migrating Purchasing Contracts


You have a requirement to import Purchasing Contracts in the system, however during migration the system throws the below error message

"File validation failed. Create an case"

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Search and select the activity Migration of Purchasing Contracts
  3. Select Migrate Purchasing Contracts Using the Migration Tool
  4. Execute Migration for the respective Migration File


There could be many reasons that lead to this issue and one of the causes could be the type of Data being entered in the migration template is incorrect.

In the Item-Prices sheet the filed Discount Value has a value which is not a number, and according to the header which clearly states that the value in this field should be of type Number.


Enter a value which is of Type Number or keep it blank for the field Discount Value field and re-execute the migration.


File validation Failed, migration, purchasing contracts , KBA , AP-PCP-PCT , Purchasing Contract , Problem


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