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3216984 - Error Message "File Validation Failed. Create an Incident" During Migration of Suppliers


When trying to migrate supplier master data via migration template, error message occurs

"File Validation Failed. Create an incident"


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Reproducing the Issue

1. Go to Business Configuration work center

2. Go to Overview View

3. Select all Activities from the dropdown

4. Search for Migration of Suppliers

5. Select the link Migrate suppliers using the migration tool

6. Upload the required file

7. While performing validation

You receive the error message "File validation failed. Create an incident"


The terms of payment contain a typo which causes the above error


Choose the exact payment term, then retry the validation.

For example, if the migration template contains the word "Due Ne Payble Immediately" instead of the proper payment term "Due net payable immediately," then the validation will fail.


Migration issue, payment term, validation, Supplier, File validation failed , KBA , SRD-CC-MIG-CNT , Migration: Content , Problem


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