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3017804 - Error : Service call failed; report an case, during migration of Time and Labour Management


During Migration of Time and Labour Management, you got the error "Service call failed; report an case"


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Reproducing the Issue

  • Go to Business Configuration -> Overview
  • Open the Activity Migration of Employee Data - Non Localized Countries/Regions  
  • Inside the activity, Open the link Migrate time and labor management data using the migration tool
  • In the next screen, Upload the file and then execute the Migration Step by Step
  • You will get an errror in the Simulation Import step


One issue might be that you have added a minimum balance limit to a statistical account. Statistical accounts are only for statistical purposes and therefore should not have a minimum balance limit.


Remove the Minimum balance Limit or Change the Accout Category in the Time Accounts Activity.

Steps :

  • Go to Business configuration and then Overview
  • In the Acitivity Lists, Open Time Accounts - International -> Time Account Types
  • In the next screen, Choose the relevant time type and then do the changes accordingly.


Time and Labour, Migration, Employee Data, Time Account , KBA , SRD-HR-TLM , Time and Labour Management , Problem


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