2360584 - Variable Pay - Business Goals Import failed with errors "lookupField" must be defined in Data Model

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2360584 - Variable Pay - Business Goals Import failed with errors "lookupField" must be defined in Data Model

Symptom

When doing a Business Goals import the email notification shows different failed entries with the message "lookupField" must be defined in Data Model.

Environment

Variable Pay

Cause

The customer is using Employee Central but the background section in the Data Model hasn't been configured correctly to allow the use of Employee Central.

Resolution

It is necessary to modify the background section used in the Variable Pay template at Data Model level. When integrating Variable Pay with Employee Central we need to define a new way how the Business Goals File and the Eligibility Rules will be connected. For that it is necessary to define a new field recordType on the background section.

 

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This field needs to be associated to the field name vfld15. This field name only reserved for recordType.

Keywords

KBA , LOD-SF-CMP-VAR , Compensation Integration Issues with Variable Pay , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite all versions