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2664207 - The Option Edit Source Record Does Not Allow to Edit some Fields Error During Data Migration


Your requirement is to edit the Migration File using the Edit Source Record link which is available in the Error logs during the Simulation of the Migration File. Upon selecting the Edit Source Record link, the fields appear read-only.


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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 XYZ (where XYZ represents the migration object)
  4. Select Migrate XYZ using the migration tool
  5. Upload the Migration File
  6. Execute Migration for the respective Migration File with relevant Migration Mode
  7. You receive error message in the Simulation step
  8. Select Edit Source Record in the error log
  9. Not able to Edit some fields as the fields appear read-only


When the User selects the Edit Source Record from the Error log in the Simulation step, the key fields will be disabled for editing during the processing of Migration File. In case of fatal errors, all the fields are available for maintenance.


You may edit the erroneous records using the below steps:

  1. Open the migration tool for the respective object
  2. In the Source Files section, select the line entry containing the Migration File
  3. Select the Actions button and choose Edit
  4. Edit the Source File

Another faster approach to edit the erroneous records is as below:

  1. Open the migration tool for the respective object
  2. In the Source Files section, choose the Migration File name link
  3. Edit the Source File 


Edit Source Record, fields appear read-only , KBA , edit source record , fields appear read-only , SRD-CC-MIG-CNT , Migration: Content , Problem


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