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2809250 - Error Message Grouping XXXX has external number assignment, enter a number encountered in Supplier Migration


While performing the migration for supplier below error occurs:

"Grouping xxxx has external number assignment, enter a number"

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Choose option "Migrate your Data" in app "Manage your solution".
  2. Go to the relevant migration project.
  3. Select the Migration object "Supplier".
  4. Upload the migration template and then click on Activate.
  5. Click on Start transfer.
  6. Perform the Validation phase followed by the Convert Values phase.
  7. Then Simulation phase.


Incorrect mapping of parameter "Vendor internal or external Numbering" in the convert value phase


When using external grouping and number range,  it is required to map the parameter "Vendor internal or external Numbering" to "External numbering" in the Convert value phase of the migration process.


See Also

2787414 - Error R1091: Migration of Customer


R1091, migrate your data, supplier, Grouping xxxx has external number assignment, enter a number, The business partner needs a key to identify it, This key was not specified, supplier migration, LTMC, migration cockpit, migration template, S/4HANA cloud, S4_PC, CA-GTF-MIG, external grouping, internal grouping, BP, external number assignment. , KBA , CA-GTF-MIG , SAP S/4HANA Data Migration Cockpit Content (LTMC) , LO-MD-BP , Business Partners , Problem


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