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2284219 - Error Message: “Role for Employee XYZ Missing” While Migrating the Org Structure


When you Import Org Structure using the migration tool, you receive the below error message:

Role for employee XYZ missing

*XYZ represents the Employee


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Select Implementation Projects view or Overview
  3. Search and Open the migration activity Perform Organizational Structure Setup
  4. Select Import org structure using the migration tool
  5. Execute Migration for the respective Migration File
  6. You receive the error message mentioned during the Simulation step


Migration is failing as the Role field is empty.


In the current release, in the Migration template, in the sheet Employees the field Role is not flagged as mandatory. Role is an optional field.

Provide desired Role values for the Employee from a business point of view as below:
218 = Manager
219 = Employee


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