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

Symptom

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

Environment

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.

Cause

Proper Field criteria is not added in the Position Object definition

Resolution

SCENARIO:

Parent:Company(standard MDF)

Child: Location(standard FO)

REQUIREMENT:

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.

Configuration:

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 .

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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

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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)

Keywords

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

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite all versions