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Impact of deleting a field from datasource

saravanan_a
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Hi Experts,

Let's consider Gereric extractor in BW which is created based on a table in ECC.

I would like to know, what will be the impact if any field from that table is deleted/removed from ECC.

Do I need to make any changes in BW datasource and transport the changes from dev to prod or just replicate metadata for that datasource in prod directly is enough?

Please advise.

Thanks,

Saravanan.

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former_member586947
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Hi Sravanan,

Yes, once you replicate the DS, it goes into inactive state. Just do the changes in ECC dev system and replicate the DS in BW dev, then you will understand the impact.

Regards,

Satya.

saravanan_a
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Thanks Satya.