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3204591 - "Combination of Customer Partner X for Product Number Y Already Exists": Error when Migrating Materials


When trying to upload Customer Product numbers, the system is throwing an error, that similar entry already exists in source record.


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Reproducing the Issue

1.Go to Business Configuration work center
2.Select Overview subview
3.Select Activities
4.Search for activity Migration of Materials
5.Select Migrate Materials using the migration tool
6.Upload a file and select execute migration step by step
7.System throws the above mentioned error


The current system behavior is to check unique Customer Partner ID against a Customer.


The following conditions should be met in order to migrate the file:

  • Customer Partner ID should be unique for each Product or Customer
  • Do not maintain the same Customer Partner ID of the same Customer ID to different product ID
  • Different material ID cannot have the same Customer ID and the same Customer Partner ID in the system
  • An error appears, if there is duplicate found by the system for Customer Partner ID


Product Numbers; Product ID; similar entry already exists;  Customer Partner; Customer Part; Products with multiple customers , KBA , AP-PRD-MIG , Product Data Migration and Replication , Problem


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