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2400351 - The events with externalCode are missing in the picklist event - The events with externalCode [SCWK, ECWK] are missing in the picklist event. Verify that the event is configured and status has been set to ACTIVE

Symptom

  • When trying to import Employee Data, the system is getting an Error: "The events with externalCode [ A,B ] are missing in the picklist event"

      As an example please see the below screenshot:

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Environment

  • Employee Central
  • Contingent Workforce

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Admin Center.
  2. Select Import Employee Data.
  3. Select the Type and the CSV file you want to import and click on Import.
  4. The system will get an error message. - The events with externalCode [SCWK, ECWK] are missing in the picklist event. Verify that the event is configured and status has been set to ACTIVE

Cause

  • If "Enable Contingent Workers" option is enable in Provisioning we must have those picklist configured as the system is requesting.

Resolution

  1. Go to Admin Center.
  2. Select  Picklist Management.
  3. Export the data format.
  4. Save the file and open it.
  5. Fill the file with the Picklists you need to add in the system, in our Example is SCWK and ECWK. If you don´t need those picklist to be showing you can fill the Status column for the new picklist as OBSOLETED.
  6. Save the file and Import it in Admin Center. Make sure to select "Are all the Picklist new ? YES"

       You will be able to Import the Employee Data.

Keywords

  • Employee Central, Event, External Code, Picklist, The events with externalCode [SCWK, ECWK] are missing in the picklist event. Verify that the event is configured and status has been set to ACTIVE, import employee data, ec, Contingent Workflorce
, KBA , LOD-SF-EC-EDP , Import Employee Data (EC Core only) , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1511 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1602 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1605 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1608 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1611 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1207 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1210 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1302 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1305 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1308 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1311 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1402 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1405 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1408 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1411 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1502 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1505 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1508