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2910298 - Error when on importing Data-Model with error "The content of element type "succession-data-model"


When importing the data model file, below error is showed and the file is not uploaded:

The content of element type "succession-data-model" must match "(description?,workflow*,number-format*,field-display-format*,standard-element*,userinfo-element*,background-element*,tab-element*,hris-element*,hris-action*,custom-filters?,element-permission*,dg-filters?,view-template*,hris-sync-mappings?)".


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to provisioning;
  2. Go to Import/Export Data Model;
  3. Import the file;


The cause is that the order of the elements are incorrect on the file.


To solve this, you need to correct the file to import on the order referred on the error message:

  • Description
  • Workflow
  • Number-format
  • Field-display-format
  • Standard-element
  • Userinfo-element
  • background-element
  • tab-element
  • hris-element
  • hris-action
  • custom-filters
  • element-permission
  • dg-filters
  • view-template
  • hris-sync-mappings


datamodel data-model hris-elements EC Succession field , KBA , LOD-SF-PLT-PRV , Provisioning Changes , Problem


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