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2928222 - Error While Creating Offline Content in your Solution: Annotation OfflineEnabled is not Permitted in Business Object


You are trying to create offline content in your solution and you receive following errors:-

Annotation OfflineEnabled is not Permitted in Business Object 'XYZ', where XYZ is the Custom BO name.

PDI Offline feature is valid only for 'Cloud for Customer'


SAP Cloud for Customer

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to the tenant in Cloud Application Studio.
  2. Create a Custom BO XYZ.
  3. Declare the BO with the annotation [OfflineEnabled].
  4. Errors will be displayed 


This error occurs if you are trying to create the offline content in your tenant which is other than Cloud for Customer. For eg. if you are using SAP Business ByDesign product and trying to use the offline content then this error will occur.


Use Offline functionality only in SAP Cloud for Customer tenants as this feature is released as GA only for C4C.

See Also


Offline not enabled Offline error Annotation OfflineEnabled is not Permitted Offline in BYD , KBA , offline in byd , offline enabled error , AP-RC-BDS-OFL , PDI Offline Enhancements , Problem


SAP Business ByDesign all versions ; SAP Cloud Applications Studio all versions ; SAP Cloud for Customer add-ins all versions