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2481855 - Item Connector - Cannot revise this item as the classificataion is External-Course

Symptom

When trying to update an item that was added as external content an error is received stating "Cannot revise this item as the classificataion is External-Course"

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS)

Cause

The error messaging for OCN items can be confusing and generally the error is caused by an improperly configured input file.

Resolution

Begin with a very basic connector file using only the following:

  • CPNT_ID
  • CPNT_TYP_ID
  • REV_DTE (Be SURE to include the revision date in the format of MON-DD-YYYY HH24:MI:SS do not forget the seconds and be sure the month is in all capitals.) Please see this SAP Note to learn how to capture the exact revision date.
  • NOTACTIVE
  • CPNT_TITLE

Once you have a successfull load of the file begin adding the settings you need modified.

NOTE: If you are not seeing seconds in the UI then you should change your preferences to view the seconds in the UI

See Also

2419830 - LMS OCN Open Content Network Knowledge Support and Tips

Keywords

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Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning all versions