Packaging an Automation with a Data Extract using a Data Extension Customer Key that resides in multiple Business Units will fail
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Packaging an Automation with a Data Extract using a Data Extension Customer Key that resides in multiple Business Units will fail

Marketing Cloud Automations , Marketing Cloud Admin

Last updated 26 days ago ·Reference W-10438979 ·Reported By 0 users

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Summary
Unable to Package an Automation within Package Manager, which contains a Data Extract Activity, having a Data Extension Customer Key used in multiple Business Units.

Repro
- Create a Data Extension in a Child Business Unit with a Customer Key (e.g. "XXXXX")
- Create a Data Extension Extract Activity within an Automation in the same Business Unit referencing this Customer Key (e.g. "XXXXX")
- Create a Data Extension in a different Business Unit with same Customer Key (e.g. "XXXXX")
- Attempt to Package the Automation made in the original Business Unit
- Notice it will fail

Workaround
- Change the Customer Key to be unique in the Enterprise

OR

- Copy the Automation, remove the Data Extract activity, Package the Automation, and then remake the Data Extract activity after deployment

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