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How to solve this "Prefix number: entry missing for system EC5 client 800"


I am workflow learner, I am having theoretical knowledge on it.

Now, I started to practice practically in my IDES server.

I am getting an error message while I am trying to save my standard task with my object type and method and event (which were already created in SWO1).

My error message details.....

Prefix number: entry missing for system EC5 client 800

Message no. 5W023


Tasks, rules, and workflow definitions require an ID that is unique throughout all systems and clients. In this way, you can ensure that you can transport these objects from one system into another at any time (without restrictions). From a technical point of view, the uniqueness of the ID is ensured by what is known as a "prefix number". You can define a separate prefix number for every system and every client in table T78NR.

System response

If a prefix number is not defined in the client in which you are currently working, it is not possible to maintain (maintenance terminates).

Even I tried to create on entry in the table T78NR, but as that is standard table, I am unable to make an entry.

Hope we have to configure the workflow, I am not having any Basis consultant with me. Can anyone help to cross this problem.

Thanks and Regards,

Surender Batlanki.

Edited by: Surender Batlanki on Oct 15, 2008 2:20 PM

Former Member

First of all, for general workflow questions there is the Workflow forum. This is forum is for SRM related workflow questions.

Regarding your question, before starting with workflow you need to do the workflow customizing, transaction SWU3.



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