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2957283 - Warning Message While Adding Incorrect Postal Code for Taiwan in Business Partner


When you add incorrect Postal Code for Taiwan, you receive below message:

Warning : Error Postal code XXXXXXXX must not have more than 6 characters (where XXXXXXXX is non 6 digit Postal Code).


SAP Cloud for Customer core applications: Version 2008 onwards

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Business Partner work center
  2. Business Partner view 
  3. Select Sample record
  4. Open its corresponding linked Account and edit Address Information
  5. Add Country TW- Taiwan
  6. Add Postal Code: XXXXXXXX 
  7. It is saved with above Warning Message

    You expect the system to throw an error message:
    Save failed
    Postal code XXXXXXXX must not have more than 6 characters


Address settings from errors to warnings is enabled in Fine-tuning Actvities.

This settings saves postal codes that does not fit to the selected country.


You can check the settings at :

  1. Business Configuration workcenter
  2. Select Fine Tuning Activities
  3. Addresses and Languages
  4. Address Checks
    Allow saving of inconsistent addresses is Selected


 Addresses, Taiwan, Postal Code , KBA , LOD-LE-BP-BP , Business Partner , Problem


SAP Cloud for Customer core applications 2008