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3012249 - Error: 'Bank Data for Business Partner Already Exists' in Customer Migration Template


You receive error 'Bank Data for Business Partner already exists' while migrating customer data into the system.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the the Business Configuration workcenter.
  2. Go to the Overview.
  3. Open Activity: Migration of Customers.
  4. Click on Migrate customers using the migration tool.
  5. Select the relevant file with migration mode: Enhance Already Existing Records in Properties.
  6. Execute Migration Step By Step
  7. At Simulation step, you receive error- "Bank Data for Business Partner Already Exists".


You can update the Bank Data only if there are no traces of Bank Data in the system.

Enhance mode is only suitable to add new Bank Data.


This is the curent system behaviour. In case you would like to change the same, you can post a requirement in our Ideas Forum. Based on priority of release, it will be decided whether it can be picked and when it can be developed and deployed. Ideas Forum:

See Also

KBA 2565163 - Errors When Migrating SEPA Mandate and Bank Data for Existing Customer

Help Center Document: Customers — Enhance Records in a Change Project


Business Partner Already Exists, Customer Migration template , KBA , business partner already exists , AP-PAY , Payment Processing , AP-BP-MIG , ByDesign: Business Partner Migration / Replication , Problem


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