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Criteria for data destruction not met; destruction lock for employee data

Message type: E = Error

Message class: HRPA_ARCH -

Message number: 046

Message text: Criteria for data destruction not met; destruction lock for employee data



What causes this issue?

A destruction lock exists for the data for this employee.
This could be due to the following:
A destruction lock (infotype 3246) exists for this personnel number
(PERNR) of the employee. If a data record exists for the personnel
number in infotype 3246, the system does not destroy the data for this
personnel number.
You want to delete the data of an infotype and have switched on the copy
function from concurrent employment for this infotype. In this case, you
can delete the data only if the delete prerequisite has been met for all
personnel numbers involved. However, in the event that results in this
message being raised, an entry exists in infotype 3246 for at least one
of the personnel numbers involved.


How to fix this error?

Check the entries for destruction locks for all personnel numbers in
concurrent employment. You can delete the data only if no entry for the
archiving object of a copied infotype exists for this concurrent
employment.


Procedure for System Administrators

The system issues an error message and will not allow you to continue with this transaction until the error is resolved.


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