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2797834 - Error: "Buyer party missing. Cannot start task XYZ" While Migrating Projects


When you migrate Projects, system throws below error message:

Buyer party missing
Cannot start task XYZ

(where XYZ represents the Task in Project)


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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 Projects
  4. Choose Migrate projects using the migration tool
  5. Execute Migration for the respective Migration File
  6. You receive the error message mentioned during the Simulation step


In the Project Plans sheet of the migration file, you have filled the Project Type as T&M Customer Project. But the Account ID field is blank.


In the Project Plans sheet of the migration file, if the Project Type is a Customer project, you should fill the Account ID field. Fill the data in the upload file and proceed with migration.


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