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3109894 - Enhanced Validation for Background Element Configuration

Symptom

"The Data Field ID "xxxxxx" cannot be same as the Background Element ID "xxxxxx" Ensure to change the Data Field ID to save your configuration." error when trying to save changes to background element in BCUI.


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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Profile

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Manage Business Configuration;
  2. Expand the "Employee Profile" section;
  3. Expand the "Background Elements" section;
  4. Open, for example, the "certification" element;
  5. Add a new Data Field and type in "certification" in the ID field;
  6. Try to save the changes made and see the error display.

    We've included validation messages to notify you not to select the same values for the Data Field ID and Background Element ID.

Cause

As part of the b2111 release, we have included a validation message to notify users not to configure the same values for the Data Field ID and Background Element ID.

This enhancement prevents further misconfigurations from being made in the system.

Resolution

Please add an unique ID for Data Fields, making sure it does not match the ID of any existing Background Element.

See Also

Background Element - Data Field Definition

Enhanced Validation for Background Element Configuration

3102983 - Employee Central Release FAQ - Second Half 2021 (2H 2021)

Keywords

Enhancement, Release, b2111, BCUI, Manage Business Configuration, Background Element, Data Field ID, Background Element ID, Error, Issue, Save, "The Data Field ID "xxxxxx" cannot be same as the Background Element ID "xxxxxx" Ensure to change the Data Field ID to save your configuration." , KBA , LOD-SF-EP-BGD , Background Jobs , LOD-SF-EC-BCI , Manage Business Configuration (BCUI) & Data Models (XML) , LOD-SF-EP , Employee Profile , Product Enhancement

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite 2111