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Since the platform 27 update the possibility to update product item numbers has been depreciated. Product numbers can still be updated however. As advised by Microsoft we want to keep our product numbers alligned with the item number of a product over all our entities. We have cases where we need to update the product number of a product. For example when a new product is added, a transaction is made and we find out the initital product and item number where entered incorrectly. As soon as there has been a transaction, we are no longer able to correct it. This is now no longer possible without creating discrepancy between the product number and the item number or by creating a totally new product in all entities.

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Ideas Administrator

Thank you for your feedback. However, we do not allow the renaming or updating of product item numbers as it can lead to data corruption cases.

We removed this possibility in 10.0.0 but in case it is critical to your business you can request Microsoft to temporally disable this restriction for you. 

You can read more about it on: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/unified-operations/dev-itpro/migration-upgrade/deprecated-features#renaming-released-products

Sincerely,

Beatriz Nebot Gracia

Microsoft

 

Comments

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Item number rename issues can be mitigated by having a method to do the following:

Ability to specify item number during release to company
Ability to change item tracking dimension
Ability to change product dimension
Ability to change inventory dimension

The ability to adjust item problems would mitigate the need for item number renames.

One way to allow this is to verify all transactions closed and all on-hand zeroed out. The ability to delete product variants already allows this.

Category: Product information management

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Category: Product information management