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3071632 - AIF - AIFGEN software component, installation, AIF license related issues

Symptom

During customizing in /AIF/ transactions the following system error messages can be displayed:

  • "Potentially unlicensed usage of AIF"

or

  • "Potentially unlicensed Usage of AIF; use of AIF restricted"

or

  • "Potentially unlicensed usage of AIF; you cannot save interface"

The error messages can occur for example;

  • During a customization attempt to an SAP delivered namespace,
  • As well as during the creation or test phase of a custom developed namespace or interface. 

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Environment

  • Application Interface Framework for NetWeaver
  • SAP Application Interface Framework 4.0  - Application Interface Framework 703
  • SAP Application Interface Framework 3.0 - Application Interface Framework 702
  • SAP S/4HANA ON-PREMISE 1511
  • SAP S/4HANA 1610
  • SAP S/4HANA 1709
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP 7.52 for SAP S/4HANA (SAP_BASIS 7.52)
  • SAP S/4HANA 1809
  • ABAP PLATFORM 1809 - Application Server ABAP (SAP_BASIS 7.53)
  • SAP S/4HANA 1909
  • SAP S/4HANA 2020
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 1711
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 1802
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 1805
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 1808
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 1811
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 1902
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 1905
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 1908
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 1911
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 2002
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 2005
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 2008
  • SAP S/4HANA CLOUD 2011

Product

ABAP platform 1809 ; SAP Application Interface Framework 3.0 ; SAP Application Interface Framework 4.0 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP 7.52 for SAP S/4HANA ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1605 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1608 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1611 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1702 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1705 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1708 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1711 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1802 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1805 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1808 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1811 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1902 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1905 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1908 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1911 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2002 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2005 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2008 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2011 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2102 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2105 ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2108 ; SAP S/4HANA all versions ; SAP S/4HANA, cloud edition 1511 ; SAP S/4HANA, cloud edition 1603

Keywords

AIF, license, license check, AIFGEN, /AIF/SYS_MESSAGE, 007, 002, 003, /AIF/CUST, /FINCF, Potentially unlicensed usage of AIF, use of AIF restricted, you cannot save interface , KBA , BC-SRV-AIF , Application Interface Framework , CA-GTF-AIF , Application Interface Framework , XX-SER-SWFL-LICENSE , Software Dowload Center: License issues during the download , Problem

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