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2980866 - The SAP adapter does not support unreleased segments


When trying to send IDocs with unreleased segments to an external system, an error message is raised, like the following sample:

Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.Common.XmlReaderGenerationException: The segment or group definition E101_STRUC_CENTRAL_PERSON_X001 was not found in the IDoc metadata. The UniqueId of the IDoc type is: IDOCTYP/3/BUPA_INBOUND_MAIN_SAVE_M09//750. For Receive operations, the SAP adapter does not support unreleased segments.

Or it will the error as follows in SM58.

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  • SAP Basis ALE
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4 HANA
  • ABAP PLATFORM - Application Server ABAP


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


WE30, WE31, IDOCTYPE_READ_COMPLETE, BizTalk, EDI converter, RFC_ERROR_APPLICATION_EXCEPTION, SEGMENT_UNKNOWN, AdapterErrorMessage=Error returned by RfcCallReceiveEx, PI_RELEASE, RSIDOC_API_SWITCH, PI_READ_UNREL, BASIS_ALE , KBA , BC-MID-ALE , Integration Technology ALE , Problem

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