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3097837 - Elster "Cannot find key alias in the message"


How to avoid error messages 'CPI_ERROR 71' and 'Cannot find key alias in the message' in Elster.

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Reproducing the Issue

Enter app 'Prepare Electronic Tax Return' and select 'Electronic Data Transmission to Authorities'.

Enter Return Type, Country/region and Fiscal Year.

Select Period and Display Data Only.



The settings in SSCUI 102367 are incomplete.


Please check the following settings in SSCUI 102367.

  1. Digitale Signatur Key Store Entry
  2. Digitale Signatur Key Store View

Enter 'elster_ag_key' in field 'Digitale Signatur Key Store Entry' and leave the field 'Digitale Signatur Key Store View' empty.

Use "Compare Data with Customizing" function. This function is available on the details screen (Display Details on Package) and it includes the latest customizing in the declaration.

See Also

 Cloud Integration – Usage of the Elster Adapter


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