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2256984 - Unable to Save new UI in Manage Configure UI - meta is a required field/association in Object ConfigUIMeta

Symptom

Unable to Save new UI in Manage Configure UI, receiving error - meta is a required field/association in Object ConfigUIMeta

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Environment

  • SuccessFactors Cloud HCM: MDF

Cause

This issue occurs if the standard field named meta has been set as Required (Mandatory) field on the pre-delivered MDF Object ConfigUIMeta.

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Resolution

The standard field meta in the ConfigUIMeta MDF object needs to be set as non-mandatory field. Customers who are facing this issue while configuring the UI, need to manually edit the object definition to set this field as a non-mandatory field. Follow the steps below to edit the object definition.

  1. Go to Admin Center and navigate to Configure Object Definitions page
  2. Search for the object definition ConfigUIMeta and click on Make Correction
  3. Search for the field meta and click on Details
  4. Set the Required option as No and Save the changes made on the object definition

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Keywords

  • MDF: Metadata Framework
, KBA , LOD-SF-MDF-OBJ , Object Definitions All Object Definition Creation , LOD-SF-MDF-UI , UI Config, Rules, Custom MDF Portlets on V12 & PP3 , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite all versions