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2984468 - [2011] Error "You are not authorized to change the concerned data" Occurs When Making Changes to MDF Object Data


After 2011 Release, Facing Error while trying to create / update position via Position Org chart / Manage positions: "You are not authorized to change the concerned data"

Note: Error also reported in other MDF Portlets such as Time Off ESS UI when creating a new leave in ESS UI, and Global Benefits while trying to enroll employee.



  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Cloud
  • Employee Central
  • Metadata Framework


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