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2172148 - Position Management:Location Legal Entity association not working while creating a position


Company, Location Association not working when creating position. Company is the parent object and Location is the child.Location data is not getting filtered based on the Company while creating a position.

This is working perfect in job information portlet


SuccessFactors Employee Central Position Management

Reproducing the Issue

Navigate to admin center---->Manage Position----->Create new position------>Select any company---->select location----->all locations are displayed in the drop down----->its not filtering as per the association.


Proper Field criteria is not added in the Position Object definition



Parent:Company(standard MDF)

Child: Location(standard FO)


location values must get filtered on the basis of the value selected in “Company” field while creating a position. Company is the driving factor here.


Navigate to Configure Object Definition->Position-->Choose field location(child object)--->Click Details--->Under field criteria-->Enter "LegalEntity" Under Source Field name  and enter "company" under Destination Field Value .


How to Find Source Field Name:

Here the parent is an MDF object and child is a Foundation object

So souce field name will be the code of MDF object.Here the code for company/Legal entity object is LegalEntity

Admin tools-->Configure Object Definitions--->Company(parent object)---->Copy the code displayed on the top and paste under source field name


How to Find Destination Field Value:

This is the name of the parent field inside position object definition.

Here its company

Navigate Admin center--->configure object definition--->Position----->copy the value company(partent field) and paste this under destination field value (highlighted in first screenshot)


Position Association Location Legal entity Company location location filter , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-POS , Position Management , Problem


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