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2832385 - Warning During Material Valuation Data Migration: 'Inventory cost change document created'


You are executing the migration of material valuation data and a warning message is being raised during simulation.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center. 
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Open the activity list.
  4. Find the activity Migration of Material Valuation Data.
  5. Click to open the migration tool.
  6. Highlight the relevant migration unit.
  7. Click Execute Migration -> Execute Step by Step.
  8. Go to Simulate step.

The following warning is observed: 'Inventory cost change document <ID> created for company <company ID and name>'


 The warning is raised in the cases where there is already cost details maintained for the material and the migration would update the cost entry, where a change document is required.


The system works as designed. After the migration is completed, the costs are updated via the change document. This can be seen as follows:

  1. Go to Inventory Valuation work center.
  2. Go to Material Unit Costs view.
  3. Search for the material.
  4. Click View Cost History.

You see the inventory cost change logged with source document ID as the inventory cost change document shown in the warning message.


Inventory Cost. Change Document. , KBA , AP-FMD-MAT , Material Valuation Data , How To


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