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2695876 - Invalid property name(s): TimeType/externalName_defaultValue Error in Time Records Tab in Workbench


Error message below is received when viewing Time Records tab of the Time Administration Workbench:

Retrieving absence data was not successful. One of the following reasons might apply: Please review the permission settings (Manage Permission Roles, Metadata Framework) and make sure that Metadata Framework Read/Write Permission is set. Refreshing the odata cache could also help via Refresh Metadata Cache. Open Configure Object Definition and check Visibility of following property on Object Definition. It should be set at least to Read Only: [COE0021]Invalid property name(s): TimeType/externalName_defaultValue, Action: Please check at Admin Center-->Search OData API Data Dictionary.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Time Off
  • People Profile (PP3)
  • Time Administration Workbench


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions


Invalid property name(s): TimeType/externalName_defaultValue, time records, workbench error, Translations, TIM-6965 , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-TIM , Time Off , Problem

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