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3190503 - Fields 'Created On' and 'Created By' for a Product updated with Null values when using API API_PRODUCT_SRV


  • Fields 'Created On' and 'Created By'  updated with values  00/00/0000 and blank respectively when using API API_PRODUCT_SRV to extend a Product
  • Change Documents in the app 'Display Change Documents' for a Material show field "Created On" overwritten with New Value : 0000-00-00
  • API API_PRODUCT_SRV , Entity A_PRODUCT returns field CreationDate as Null when using GET Request
  • API API_PRODUCT_SRV , Entity A_PRODUCT returns field CreatedByUser as ""  when using GET Request


  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Master Data

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Use the API API_PRODUCT_SRV  , Entity A_Product to create a Product with Basic Data views using the Method POST
  2. Use the API API_PRODUCT_SRV  , Entity A_Product to extend the same Product with other views ( for example  to_ValuationCosting ,  to_ProductStorage , to_StorageLocation ) using the Method POST
  3. Check the 'Created On' and 'Created By' fields in the Display Material App


POST requires users to send complete data. The payload sent contains partial data which is incorrect


The Payload passed Using POST on a deep entity is considered as complete data.

If you want to do partial update on an entity, Please use PATCH Request.


ERSDA , ERNAM , MARA , 0000-00-00 ,  to_ProductSupplyPlanning , to_PlantQualityMgmt , to_PlantMRPArea , KBA , LO-MD-MM , Material Master , LO-MD-FIO-MM , Fiori UI for Product Master , Problem


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