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3268882 - Check of collection fails with error "Segmentation Data Source <segmentDataSource> depends on Custom Field <customField> - Export Software Collection


When checking a collection prior to export the following error is seen:

  • Segmentation Data Source <segmentDataSource> depends on Custom Field <customField>.
  • Item <customField> is assigned to collection <collectionName> (<collectionId>). Resolve the dependency.


  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2208
  • Export Software Collection app


Dependent items exist in another collection.


  • Move the dependent items from the listed collection to the collection which is being checked to resolve the dependency
  • If you do not see any objects in the content tab of the collection then ensure you have set the filter to show all objects.
  • To access the filter click the customization menu in the top-left of the header:

  • Ensure the "Unchanged" option is selected as well:

See Also

SAP Help Portal - SAP S/4HANA Cloud - Export Software Collection


KBA , BC-SRV-APS-EXT-SL , Manage and Import Software Collections , Problem


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