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3468171 - instantiation lock on Pdi solution - approval process failing to activate: APP1_NTF_APPR_ACTRULE


Instantiation Lock on Pdi solution when activating approval process following solution clean


  • SAP Cloud for Customer
  • SAP Business ByDesign
  • SAP Cloud Application Studio

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Perform a clean of a PDi solution 
  2. Attempt to activate an approval process in your solution example: /Y1234567Y_MAIN/SRC/CustomObject/Object-Root-ApprovalStatus.approvalprocess

Errors are raised similar to below: 

  • Errors in the create action condition of action rule 'APP1_NTF_APPR_ACTRULE'
  • Instantiation lock flag is set for task type used in action rule 'APP1_NTF_APPR_ACTRULE'


This is a known issue following a solution clean


SDK activation required of the BO that the approval process is based on - this should resolve the issue. If it does not please raise a case providing all details and permission to activate all affected BOs and approval processes on SAP side. 


Instantiation lock, Pdi, Failed activation, approval process error , KBA , AP-RC-BDS-BO , ByDesign Studio BO definition/generation , Problem


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