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3359723 - Unable to Export the Business Partner Relationships Using the Fiori App


You have maintained the Business Partner relationship using the app Maintain Business Partner. Your requirement is to export the BP Relationships using the app Export Master Data – BP Relationships. Upon exporting the data using the appropriate selection criteria, the exported file does not have any Business Partner Relationship data. All the rows in the exported file appear blank.



Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the app Maintain Business Partner
  2. Find and open the Business Partner ID: XXXXX
  3. Switch Between Display and Change
  4. Click on the button Relationships
  5. Maintain a Relationship
  6. For example: Description: Subordinate Credit Account To       
  7. Business Partner: YYYYY                            
  8. Address Type: Company Address
  9. Description: SAP Test
  10. Valid From: 01/01/0001
  11. Valid To: 12/31/9999    
  12. Differentiation: 1000    
  13. Contact Person: blank


  1. Go to the app Export Master Data – BP Relationships
  2. Select the below:
  3. Select All Fields from All Tables
  4. Select BP Relationships
  5. By Selection Criteria
  6. Include : Business Partner Number (BUT050-PARTNER) contains *
  7. File Format
  8. Office Open XML (*.xlsx)
  9. Export
  10. XYZ BP relationships with a scope of PQR fields will be exported.
  11. Do you want to continue?
  12. Click on Export
  13. In the downloaded file, there is no detail data. Only the column headers are visible and all the rows appear blank

where XXXXX represents the Business Partner ID
YYYYY represents the Business Partner ID maintained in the Relationship
XYZ represents the total BP Relationships
PQR represents the fields which would be exported 


Not all relationship categories are supported. Categories with BP Role Definition or Differentiation Type (fields TBZ9-XRF and TBZ9-DFTYP) are not covered in the Export Master Data - BP Relationships Fiori app. Application explicitly excludes them from downloading the data. The respective fields are not part of the Process Model.


This is a functional restriction that cannot be changed. Your request is a new requirement. 

You may choose one of the two channels of either addressing this feature request with your SAP Cloud Representative if this is a critical/urgent issue or, if you would like to propose it to development colleagues through the correct channels - SAP Customer Influence enables customers to submit improvement requests and to openly vote on them. These voting results inform SAP of product enhancements and changes customers are most interested in seeing in future releases. You may refer the KBA for steps to request for New Features for Master Data topics in SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

See Also

SAP Customer Influence

2838330 - How To Request for New Features for Master Data topics in SAP S/4HANA Cloud


Maintain Business Partner, BUT050, RELTYP, BP Relationships, Export Master Data – BP Relationships, Export, Business Partner, UKM001, Relationships, TBZ9, Role Definition, XRF, Differentiation Type, Credit Segment , KBA , AP-MD-BP-RS , Relationships , Problem


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