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2457184 - Goal Import Error - Category does not exist - Goal Management


  • You can't find a Category ID;
  • When attempting to import goals via the Beta Goals Import tool or Goal Import tool the following error message is generated:

Processing Error :
Parsing Validations:         2
Field Name :       category              Category does not exist.
Field Name :       Business_Objectives      This is a required field.

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