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2259719 - Email received: "metric-lookup-table Metric Lookup table has wrong entry." when importing Metric Lookup Tables - Goal Management


Customer tries to import a goal with MLT (Metric Lookup Table) but the MLT is not updated and receives the following email: "Field Name: metric-lookup-table Metric Lookup table has wrong entry".

  • Goal Plan with no MLT

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  • Email received

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MLT must have at least 2 rows per goal. If you import only 1 row of MLT for a goal, then you it will not update correctly and you will receive the email as shown above.

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Update the Goal Import file and add at least 2 rows of MLT for a goal.

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Import it back to the system and the MLT will update correctly and a confirmation via email.

  • Goal Plan with MLT

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  •  Email received

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See Also

2072202 / Manage Templates - Metric Lookup Tables - Goal Management:

2183735 / Manage Templates - Metric Lookup Tables (MLT) Not Auto-Populating - Goal Management:


Metric Lookup Table, Goal Plan, Goal Import, email. , KBA , LOD-SF-PM-GM , Goals in PM Form , Problem


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