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3290285 - Cost Center Replication Throws Error "Access Using a 'ZERO' Object Reference is not Possible"


Cost center replication throws error "Access using a 'ZERO' object reference is not possible".


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Master Data Replication Work Center.
  2. Go to Cost Center Export view.
  3. Choose New.
  4. Center Export Run.
  5. Input Company.
  6. Input Cost center.
  7. Choose Start Now.

Now ,

  1. Go to Application and User Management Work Center
  2. Go to Web Service Message Monitoring view.
  3. You see the Failed message error :Access using a 'ZERO' object reference is not possible.


In the communication arrangement the API key company is not maintained.


  1. Application and User Management Work Center
  2. Communication Arrangements View
  3. Go to Communication required scenario: EC_Integration 
  4. Go to the Technical Tab.
  5. There is a button to edit the API keys, on the pop up you see that no value for company has been entered.
  6. Maintain the value for required company.

See Also

3225746 - Frequently Asked Questions on ByD B2B (ByD Integration)


 Cost center replication, EC Integration, 'ZERO' object reference , KBA , ec_integration , master data replication , cost center replication , ec integration , 'zero' object reference , AP-OM-RPL , FDN-Organisational Centre Replication for Travel OnDemand , Problem


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