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Group Data locked for material

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I have an interface that failed because the "Group Data" of the material was locked.

I am aware of "Material being locked by another user". However I don't know how the group data gets locked or what group data refers to.

In most cases when I run the interface after some time, the material posts correctly. But I'd like to know what exactly locks group data and how I can check if it has been unlocked subsequently.




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This message comes usually when you attempt to change the material using fm calls and material header MARA is locked (that is material itself is locked) by some other user .

What you can do is to call lock fm ENQUEUE_EMMARAE

before calling your material update logic and see whether the lock is successful. If the lock is successful then you can proceed with the update logic.


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Thanks a lot Srikanth Pinnamaneni.