2056968 SAP OSS Note - OKEI codes: length 4

SAP OSS Note 2056968 version 0001 contains details of a know issue related to OKEI codes: length 4 . This includes any associated symptoms and instructions on how to fix it, see below for full details. Also check out the comments section to view/add related contributions, questions or screen shots, based on real life experience of this oss note and problem.

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Note 2056968 Details:

When does this problem occur

You cannot maintaine the new 4-digit codes that were added to OKEI

according to the order of Rosstandart No 1101-##.

The length of OKEI codes in SAP system shall be extended.

Cause of the problem and Pre-requisites

Legal change

Prerequisite Note: 1784853

Solution instructions

Install the support package mentioned in the section "Support Packages"

of this note or perform the attached manual steps.

Description of problem



|Manual Activity |



|Software Component SAP_APPL SAP Application |

| Release 600 SAPKH60001 - SAPKH60026 |

| Release 602 Until SAPKH60216 |

| Release 603 Until SAPKH60315 |

| Release 604 SAPKH60401 - SAPKH60416 |

| Release 605 Until SAPKH60513 |

| Release 606 SAPKH60601 - SAPKH60613 |

| Release 616 Until SAPKH61608 |

| Release 617 SAPKH61701 - SAPKH61705 |


  • SE11: Update domain OKEI:

  • No. Characters: 4

Output length: 4
Save and activate.
  • SE11: Update view J_3RJ_UOM:

  • Go on menu: Utilities -> Table Maintenance Generator, press Change.
    Check the reason: "Field attribute subset changed", press Continue.

    Check Overview screen '1', press continue.

Solution instructions

Please import the corrections attached to this OSS note into your SAP system using SNOTE.

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