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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) - All Supported Versions

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