Symptom

When SAP S/4HANA cloud users try to do the system upgrade or system set up, If there is any customizing entry with empty Partner Description in the Partner Function Conversion, the content activation error comes out.

For example:

Content activation error under the Logistic as following:

### CURRENT PHASE: POST_IMPORT

1PEPU203X--> Messages extracted from log file "SAP7777ZD1.M7I" <--

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 114 Errors occured during Content Lifecycle operation on Solution "Z_CUST_US":

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 120 An error occurred during activation of Solution "UPG_Z_CUST_US"

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 231 Activation error in Building Block "UPG_3CZ (XX)1"

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 232 Activity that raised the error: "W_WLFA_0016" ("IMG") - "Specify Text Determination (Access sequence)"

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 233 Create a BCP internal incident on component "SD-SLS-CNT"

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 118 Manual rework required

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 047 Update of client "051" failed due to a content error

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 114 Errors occured during Content Lifecycle operation on Solution "Z_CUST_US":

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 120 An error occurred during activation of Solution "UPG_Z_CUST_US"

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 231 Activation error in Building Block "UPG_3CZ (XX)1"

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 232 Activity that raised the error: "W_WLFA_0016" ("IMG") - "Specify Text Determination (Access sequence)"

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 233 Create a BCP internal incident on component "SD-SLS-CNT"

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 118 Manual rework required

A4PE/SMB/TRANSP_INFRA 047 Update of client "100" failed due to a content error


Content activation error under the SD as following:

An activation error occurred in system O5P.100.

Solution ID: UPG_Z_CUST_CN

Country: CN

Scope Item: UPG_CN_BD3

Scope Item Description: Sales Processing using Third-Party with Shipping Notification

Building Block: UPG_J95 (XX)

Building Block Description: Sales - Common Settings (1)

Object: SIMG_XXMENUOLSDVOTX3 (IMG)

Object Description: Define and Assign Text Determination Procedures - Header Access Sequence

Filename(s):

VC_TTXZ_AS_V_TTXZI_N_J95_01.ADD

VC_TTXZ_AS_V_TTXZ_N_J95_01.ADD

Demo Data: Activity with error: No, Current activation: Yes

Component responsible for Building Block: SD-BF-CNT

Extract of error messages:

Messages from BC-Set log (BC-Set FA163E4036271EE98CC2E2007B1204D1)

BC-Set ID: FA163E4036271EE98CC2E2007B1204D1

The language must be clearly specified

The language must be clearly specified

The language must be clearly specified

Cause

When run content activation, the field 'Partner Description' can not be empty for the EN (English) language in Partner Function Conversion.

Workaround

In the frontend, should find the related SSCUI App. The configuration routing as following:  In app "Manage your Solution", go to "Configure your Solution", then look for "Set up partner determination". Go to "Set up partner determination for sales document header", click "Configure", then go to "Partner Function Conversion", find the entry Partner Function with empty Partner Description and fill in the value for the Partner Description (it can be Partner Function name as well), then save. Please do all of the above in English environment.Please check following image and correct it. Then activation issue should continue without issue.