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2088785 - "Not Within your Administrative Target Populations" error - Employees Import (UDF) - Platform

Symptom

When trying to import users, an error message is received in the e-mail notification stating the following:

"The following users were not imported/updated because they are not within your administrative target populations:"

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Process an employee import (manually or via scheduled job);
  2. The notification e-mail contains this error for some or all of the users in the file:

"The following users were not imported/updated because they are not within your administrative target populations:"

Cause

The user performing the import does not have import privileges over the target population for which this error is thrown.

Resolution

For customers with permission to access "Manage Employee Import" feature in Admin Center, review the Employee Import Target population for the Username performing the import. To do so, please follow below steps:

  1. Go to Admin Center > Set User Information > Manage Employee Import:

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  1. Enter the username performing the import and click "Search Users";
  2. Ensure that the data being imported matches the target population set for the Username performing the import.  If needed, adjust the filter options to include the new target population by selecting "All options";
  3. Save Definition for selected users;
  4. Perform the import again and this error will no longer appear once you have added the "All Options".

 

For customers that enabled the control of manage employee import under RBP (more info on this here 2187218), please follow below steps:

  1. Admin Center > Set User Information > Manage Permission Roles:

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  1. Select the permission role of the user that wants to perform employee import;
  2. In the role click on "Permission" > Go to Manage user tab > Select Employee Import:

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  1. Click "Done".
  2. Ensure the users affected are included within the target population (we suggest to do "All Employees" for target population).
  3. Click "Save Changes".

See Also

 2445040 - How to give Employee Import permission?

Keywords

BizX SuccessFactors PLT Platform UDF User Directory File employees import e-mail notification error message unable administrative target population permission , KBA , sf error messages platform , sf rbp - role based permissions , LOD-SF-PLT-UIM , Employee Import Issues , LOD-SF-PLT-JOBS , Scheduled Jobs , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions