NetSuite Sync Error: BDC_1172: Vendor information cannot be changed because it is maintained by the vendor

Why the Sync Error occurs

This error occurs when changes are made to a vendor who controls their own information. Vendors who set up Receivables accounts to receive ePayments control their contact information within their own account.

How to Fix the Sync Error

  1. Contact the vendor to have them update their information within their own account
  2. Once updated, log in to to locate the error on the Sync Status page
  3. Click Fix
  4. Choose the first option: Retain changes made in NetSuite and leave unchanged
  5. Click Next
  6. Sync again

If the vendor cannot update their information in their account:

  1. Log in to to locate the error on the Sync Status page
  2. Click Fix
  3. Choose the second option: Unlink the vendor from the network
  4. Click Next
  5. Sync again for the changes made to the vendor to sync successfully
  6. Send a new invite to the vendor, from their profile page, to connect for ePayment again