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2085414 - Error - An application error occurred when creating background section in Profile - Succession


  • Creating a new background section in your profile pages causes an error.


  • Succession Management

Reproducing the Issue

  • Application error when loading a newly created Background section: "An application error occurred. Please try again later, or contact or notify support if the issue keeps ocurring."




Misconfigured field using a reserved field name.

  • All the standard element ids in your data model are reserved by system. You cannot use a reserved field name in background elements. Please create unique field names and reload the data model.


  • Check background section ids in your data model and verify if they are not matching standard id names like Department / Division / Location / Country.


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