2285691 - Manage Sessions – Mass Create Calibration Sessions – "Missing Required Field Session Name" error when importing CSV files.

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2285691 - Manage Sessions – Mass Create Calibration Sessions – "Missing Required Field Session Name" error when importing CSV files.

Symptom

When mass creating calibration sessions using 'Admin Tools' -> 'Mass Create Calibration Sessions' the system notify the following error:

Here is a summary of errors encountered while processing the imported data.
Line number: 3. Error: Missing required field Session Name.

Environment

  • Successfactors HCM Suite
  • BizX Platform
  • Calibration

Reproducing the Issue

  • 1. Log into the instance
  • 2. Admin Tools > Calibration> Mass Create Calibration session.
  • 3. Select the .csv file from the system> Import and Upload the csv file.
  • 4. Error notification message: Line number: 3. Error: Missing required field Session Name.

Cause

  • This may be occur when the file encoding is not correct. You need to change the csv file encoding, for i.e. from UTF-8 to be ANSI.
  • We recommend not using the non-English characters in your template names and other strings.

Resolution

  • There are two simple ways to make the change:
    1. One is open the file with Microsoft’s Notepad, then click Save As-> Change the Encoding to be ANSI beside the Save button-> Save;
    2. Another way is open the csv in Excel, then Save as type CSV(MS-DOS)(*.csv).
  • Remove non-English characters in your template names and other strings;

See Also

2070741 - Manage Sessions - Mass Create Calibration Sessions - Calibration

Keywords

  • Mass Create Calibration Session
  • Calibration
  • Missing Required Field Session Name
  • Calibration Sessions
, KBA , LOD-SF-PM-CAL , PM-Calibration Issues Specific to PM Forms , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite 1511 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite 1602