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3043586 - Payment file is not generated for payment medium format XX_EMPTY_FLAT_FILE1


Payment file is not generated in app Manage Automatic Payments, however the payment status is "Payment Posted".

Application log displays the following error messages:

  • No content generated for payment message
  • Job canceled after system exception ERROR_MESSAGE

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Enter App Manage Automatic Payments.
  2. Create payment for payment method D (direct payment) and payment medium format XX_EMPTY_FLAT_FILE1.
  3. However payment has status "Payment Posted", the Log Details displays two error messages:



XX_EMPTY_FLAT_FILE1 is an empty payment medium format and cannot be assigned to SAP Multi-Bank Connectivity(MBC).


Check in SSCUI 101972 if the payment method format is not assigned to SAP Multi-Bank Connectivity.


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