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2682091 - "Model was Manually Changed - Upload not Possible" when using Transport Management with Analytic Content


You are trying to upload an analytical object which you have downloaded from another system, however you receive the error message 'Model was manually changed - upload not possible'. However, the file was not changed.


  • SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer
  • SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Administrator work center > Transport Management and create New Transport Request.
  2. Provide Transport Request Name > Save and Open
  3. In Transport Objects tab Click on Select under Available Transport Objects and Select Transport Object type Analytical Content.
  4. Select the object types which you can transfer in Analytical content its object ID
  5. Now under the Target Systems tab Add System to which you would like to transfer the content
  6. Click on Assemble and check the status in the Transport Logs

You get the message 'Model was manually changed - upload not possible'.


Your source and target system are on different release versions. Test systems are upgraded before production systems, so your test system is likely on a higher release version than your prod system.


Transport Management  between different release versions is not recommended, since in certain scenarios it may result in inconsistencies. Please wait until your target system is on the same version as your source system.

If this report / data source is required urgently, please create it manually in your target system.


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