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2797778 - Error: “Update not possible; existing data for ADDRESS_INFORMATION not fully specified” While Updating Address in Suppliers


While modifying the address of existing Suppliers using the webservice ManageSupplierIn using a third-party tool like SoapUI, you receive the error:

Update not possible; existing data for ADDRESS_INFORMATION not fully specified


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Reproducing the Issue

Execute the Request Payload in third-party tool.


The Request payload does not contain an alternative key for message segment AddressInformation.


Correct the Request payload by adding the following element to the segment AddressInformation:

<AddressInformation .......>

<UUID><Enter the UUID of the already existing AddressInformation instance here></UUID>

Ensure that the UUID provided in the Request payload fulfils the format that groups the alphanumeric characters delimited by hyphen – character.

Example: UUID 1234567890ABCDEF0123456789ABCDEF must be provided as 12345678-90AB-CDEF-0123-456789ABCDEF


ManageSupplierIn, UUID, Address_Information, Suppliers, AddressInformation , KBA , uuid , suppliers , address_information , managesupplierin , addressinformation , SRD-MD-BP-SUP , Suppliers , Problem


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