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3141720 - SAP Business ByDesign 2111 Hotfix Collection 3 Information


Following is the list of fixes* delivered with the Hotfix collection 3 performed in 2111 release of SAP Business ByDesign.

The Hotfix collection is planned to be deployed to tenants during the respective planned maintenance window on/after the 22nd of January 2022. Please check the planned maintenance downtime window of your tenant from the Service Control Center.


SAP Business ByDesign 2111


Cross - Area Topic

UI Client

  • The issue with viewing the Journal Entry from Goods and Services Confirmation has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000017790)
  • The fix provided includes the following corrections:
    • Calculator of quantity fields is now shown properly in the Touch view
    • Expand button works correctly for the text area. (Hotfix ID: 1000017551)
  • The following issues are now fixed.
    • An application error was occurring when trying to view the Invoice scanning.
    • Follow-up e-mail was not removing the recipient 'To' contact name from the selected table even after it was manually removed from the field. (Hotfix ID: 1000017620)
  • The following issues have now been fixed.
    • When the first row was selected, and then the Shift key was held until the last row was selected, it was found that the first row had been deselected.
    • When the time was entered for the custom or extension fields with data type 'DateTime', the default date from last month was being considered.
    • Google Map did not appear on the screen when used along with the Route Planning functionality.
    • URL Mashup Navigation was showing an error in the Accounts floorplan. (Hotfix ID: 1000015056)
  • Clicking the Save button now triggers the defined event handler. (Hotfix ID: 1000015185)
  • The week number was not displayed correctly in Project Management, which has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500015712. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • The fix provided includes the following:
    • The wrong default time was shown when the time was entered for custom or extension fields with the data type, 'DateTime'. This has been fixed.
    • The missing quantity of information on a tile is now shown. (Hotfix ID: 4500013095)

SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation

  • The fix provided ensures that SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (IRPA) scoping cannot be changed if the tenant has an active restore point or has requested one. (Hotfix ID: 1000017760)
  • The latest agent version of SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (IRPA) is now available in the Download Center. (Hotfix ID: 4500015392)
  • SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (IRPA) subscription is allowed only for Production & Test tenants, and not available for Partner Test tenants, Partner Sales Demo tenants, Partner Development tenants, and other tenant types. (Hotfix ID: 4500016201. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Identity & Access Management

  • When the OData service for the data source 'User Logon Details' (CCARUSRLOG) was requested with fields, 'User Lock Status' and 'Number of Failed Logon Attempts' in the select query, the requests were failing with an error. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500014305. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)


  • With the fix provided, inconsistencies on migration objects such as material migration have been corrected. (Hotfix ID: 1000015286)

Output Management

  • Release of multiple forms with the e-invoice scenario was sending two attachments which contained both, the XML and PDF. This has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000015724)

Service Control Center

  • The issues with the 'Golden Tenant' functionality in Partner systems, have now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000013187. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Business Partner

  • You can now add an embedded component on the Tax Authority screen for the Tax Numbers section. (Hotfix ID: 1000014242)
  • The issues with migration objects have been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000016721)


Customer Relationship Management

Sales Order Project

  • While creating sales orders with customer projects through a sales order A2X service, if the IDs were the same as the ones of the previously deleted customer projects, the error 'Project task does not exist or it is not a Customer Project', was appearing. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000016652)

Customer Invoice

  • With the fix provided, the contract start/ end date from the invoice (created for contract items), is now also copied to the cancellation invoice. (Hotfix ID: 4500014444)


  • The following nodes of the Point of Sale (POS) transaction BO are now PSM write-enabled:
    • Retail Transaction Product Tax Item
    • Summary Transaction Retail Totals (Hotfix ID: 4500014125)


Financial Management

Accounting Lease

  • After a new version of a lease contract was created, the system was finding a double posting while executing a lease posting run, for a few cases. This issue has been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000015792)

Cost & Revenue

  • While executing a revenue recognition run, the system was recognizing the entire revenue of a Fixed Price Project-Based sales order item, and the accrual method, Reverse Deferrals and Accruals was being used even when no invoice had been created for that item yet. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500013615)

Currency Conversion & Exchange Rates

  • The Hebrew translation from number to words for amounts between 2000 ILS and 10999 ILS was being done incorrectly in some of the forms (such as Outgoing Check). The fix is provided to correct the words for thousands from 2 to 10. (Hotfix ID: 1000015890)


  • With the fix provided, an Embedded Component anchor has been added to the Dunning Run screen. Partners can now use it to add Embedded Components to the Dunning Run UIs. (Hotfix ID: 1000016421)

General Ledger

  • FUNCTION is now available with read access in Partner solutions. (Hotfix ID: 4500016320)

Financial Accounting & Management

  • The Singaporean MT940 Bank Statement Import functionality has been improved with this fix, and the system can now identify the house bank using both 8- and 11-digit SWIFT Codes. (Hotfix ID: 1000015465)
  • The system behaviour in determining the Payment codes (INTC & SUPP) used for SEPA Credit Transfers payments made by Belgium companies, has now been corrected. (Hotfix ID: 1000015915)
  • The XSLT Repository was found to have an issue that caused a problem on the deployment of complex transformation files. The fix is provided to improve the handling of such files with long lines. (Hotfix ID: 1000016452)
  • The fix provided includes an additional mapping for the electronic TIS (Treasury Intelligence Solutions) payment batch used for Kazakhstan and Indonesia - 2 characters long beneficiary code is now additionally mapped into the custom data node. In the legacy solution, the beneficiary code was 1 character only and was mapped into the Central Bank Reporting node. Now, both nodes are mapped for 1 character only beneficiary codes. If the beneficiary code length exceeds 1 character, only the custom data node is mapped. (Hotfix ID: 1000013058)
  • In the XSLT Repository, it was found that the Tax Return electronic file generation could fail to create a valid file, which could further result in an empty output. This issue has been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000018110)

Expense Report

  • The fix includes the following legal changes:
    • For Germany, the changed values for Meal Per Diem Statutory Deduction non-monetary remuneration are valid as of January 1, 2022, and are as follows:
      • One breakfast EUR 1.87 (2021: EUR 1.83)
      • One lunch EUR 3.57 (2021: EUR 3.47)
      • One dinner EUR 3.57 (2021: EUR 3.47)
    • For the US, beginning on January 1, 2022, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups, or panel trucks) are as follows:
      • 58.5 cents per mile driven for business use, up 2.5 cents from the rate for 2021. (Hotfix ID: 1000015623. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • Meals Per Diems for foreign flight trips for the Swedish country version were incorrectly calculated in some cases. This has now been corrected. (Hotfix ID: 4500012959)


  • The inconsistencies in Allocation quantity while downloading the Excel in the material actual costing have been corrected. Now, the data for Allocation quantity in the Excel export is the same as that shown in the UI. (Hotfix ID: 4500012839)

Payment Management

  • The basic search in the Payment Monitor can now perform the search operations based on the below input and provide you the relevant results.
    • Document ID
    • External Reference
    • Business Partner ID
    • Business Partner Name
    • Bank ID
    • Bank Account ID
    • Company ID (Hotfix ID: 1000015974)
  • The fix provided ensures that, with the validity expiry of the Computop client certificate, a renewed certificate with updated validity is published. (Hotfix IDs: 4500016031, 4500013608. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • You can now use the Addends record along with other control records in the CCD/ PPD file format. Based on the NACHA specification for the US, a few enhancements have been provided such as the length limit of addenda records, and the updating of batch control/ file control records to denote the addenda counts. (Hotfix ID: 4500013068. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • For TIS (Treasury Intelligence Solutions) integration, the bank charge bearer code is now set as 'SHA' for a bank-to-bank transfer with SEPA Credit Transfer. (Hotfix ID: 1000013227)

Statutory Reporting

  • The issue of duplicate invoices in the output file due to From/ To Date has been fixed for Netherland Audit Report. (Hotfix ID: 1000016744

Bank Statement

  • For the incoming Bank Statement format AU-BAI2, the bank account number had been dismissing the first digits in case the bank identification was provided. With the fix provided, the system now first checks if the reduced or full bank account number is known and uses the one found uniquely. (Hotfix ID: 1000014745)

Tax Declaration & Management

  • The fix provided resolves the following issues in the Non-Union OSS scenarios registered for OSS in Germany. The OSS return was not picking up the documents for which the tax country was Germany, and in the German VAT returns the reporting of the form OSS documents in box 45 under Foreign Transactions, was not picking up the documents correctly. (Hotfix: 1000014638)
  • The OSS tax events 476 and 480 are now removed from the German monthly and yearly VAT return configuration. (Hotfix ID: 1000015027. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • The fix provided eliminates any rounding-off differences during tax calculation. The difference now gets distributed properly to items that have an external tax rate determination setup and the item tax country is not the US. (Hotfix ID: 1000017132)
  • Supplier Tax Identification Number (TIN) column for multiple suppliers was not displayed in case of 1099 Non-Employee Compensation (NEC) Returns for the US and the Tax Number type is EIN. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500016380)
  • Partner implementation for OSS returns for the tax basic countries was not reporting the entire OSS documents. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000014407)
  • The following issues in the tax return file for the Swiss 'Periodic VAT Returns' have been fixed. 1) the 'eCH-0217:descriptionVariousDeduction' tag was not appearing under the 'eCH-0217:variousDeduction' tag    2) the 'eCH-0217:taxRate' tag under the 'eCH-0217:acquisitionTax' tag was not appearing with the correct tax rate value and was showing 0,  3) the 'eCH-0217:turnover' tag was not appearing with the correct net amount and was showing 0. (Hotfix ID: 1000015767)
  • Encoding for Spanish tax declarations 347 & 349 text files is now in ISO 8859-1, from the previously supported UTF-8. (Hotfix ID: 1000017172)
  • Five new tax codes, 203, 204, 205, 206, and 207 have been introduced to support a French legal requirement for import from outside the European Union (EU) - Reverse charge mechanism. (Hotfix ID: 1000014568) 
  • When expense reports and supplier invoices, both existed in the Spain SII incoming return, the supplier invoices were deleted incorrectly. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000011336)
  • For Italy, the reporting of newly created tax codes 27, 31, 32, 33, 34, and 35, is now handled for both, the IT- CU (Certificazione Unica) file and Form returns. (Hotfix ID: 1000009649)
  • A contractor that is operating under the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is obliged to provide a subcontractor, a Payment and Deduction Summary per month. The fix provided ensures a form is generated upon releasing of a CIS return. (Hotfix ID: 1000015504)


Project Management

Project Processing

  • The following fields of the BO CustomerProjectExpenseList, node ExpenseDocumentItemExpense have been PSM write-released:
    • ToBeInvoicedQuantity
    • ToBeInvoicedAmount
    • NotToBeInvoicedQuantity
    • NotToBeInvoicedAmount (Hotfix ID: 1000016235)
  • In the case of a hierarchical project with materials and expenses on sub-tasks, the system was showing a wrong aggregated cost for materials and expenses. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000018110)


Human Capital Management

Personnel Administration

  • A new working day calendar and holiday calendar for UAE is now introduced with work week as Monday to Friday. 1 January 2022 is set as a non-guaranteed holiday only for the year 2022. (Hotfix ID: 1000016524. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Time & Labour Management

  • The application error in the ESS timesheet has been fixed. This error used to occur while opening the ESS timesheet when a multiple-day vacation for a service agent existed in the system, and timesheet was opened with the day view as default and grouping or aggregation (summation column) was also added to the timesheet. (Hotfix ID: 1000017502)
  • In split Service confirmation, the system was giving an error that the total hours recorded exceed the actual duration in an invalid case. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000016884)
  • With the integration of SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central and SAP Business ByDesign, you can choose not to integrate Time and Labour Management-specific master data. In such cases, you might want to migrate time master data via the migration workbench. The fix provided enables the migration workbench for migrating time master data for employees. (Hotfix ID: 1000016544)
  • With a partial integration setup, the expense receipt scanning functionality was neither returning any error nor extracting values from the receipt attached. In this scenario of partial integration setup, ML API now shows an error to indicate that there are some extraction errors and SAP should be contacted for further support. (Hotfix ID: 1000017270)

Supply Chain Management


  • There was an issue in Confirmed Inbound Delivery while using Restricted Serial Numbers with conversion factor maintained. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500014788. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • While doing an adjustment confirmation for an Inbound Delivery using split quantities functionality, the system was resulting in application errors. These have now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000014413. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Logistics Templates

  • After the November 2021 release of SAP Business ByDesign, it was not possible to assign all the service agents as 'Person Responsible' in a logistics task. With the fix provided, the changes of the release have been reverted and the old functionality is restored. (Hotfix ID: 4500014108)


Supplier Relationship Management

Purchase Requests & Orders

  • The fix provided ensures that the cancellation of any invoice is only possible if all the associated additional cost invoices (if any) are cancelled/ voided already. (Hotfix ID: 1000017031)
  • In the case of Limit items where an Interactive form is sent to the supplier when the form is submitted post changes, the Purchase Order (PO) is now updated correctly, which was previously resulting in an error. Also, in the case of kit products, the supplier part number of kit components was not redetermined when the quantity was added on the kit header, which has also been fixed now. (Hotfix ID: 1000015904)

Supplier Invoicing

  • The Sequential Document Number for Italy supplier invoices were getting skipped in case of custom determinations. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000016483)
  • It was not possible to save Belgium supplier invoices due to an error of ERS prefix. This issue has now been fixed. Also, the XML file for Italy supplier invoices has been enhanced with separate items and summarized tax lines. (Hotfix ID: 1000012756. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)


*Disclaimer: Note that this list may not include all of the hotfixes that are a part of this collection (e.g., operational, internal, technical fixes may not be listed).

See Also

KBA 2938382 - SAP Business ByDesign Hotfix Collection Information


ByD2111; HFC03; Hotfix; SPS03; Hotfix Collection; 2111
, KBA , SRD-CC-UIP , UI Plugins , SRD-SRM-PRO , Purchase Requests and Orders , SRD-CRM-ORD , Orders & Contracts , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , SRD-HR-MSS , People Management , SRD-PRO-PMN , Project Management , SRD-SCM-ANA , Analytics Content , Problem


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