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2569876 - Assertion Failed: permission list is empty - Manage Foundation Objects Type


Error Message "Assertion Failed: permission list is empty" displayed in Role Based Permissions when configuring the tool.


SAP SuccessFactors HCM Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

When trying to set the permissions for Foundation Objects in RBP following error message displays:



This issue may be caused because the Corporate Data Model was not yet imported for the instance or it is blank.


To resolve this issue it is necessary to engage an Implementation Partner or Cloud Product Support, as it is required to have access to Provisioning.

Partner & Support:

  • You can go to the SAP Service Marketplace and download the Employee Central Data Models for the latest Release;
  • Import corporate data model under provisioning.


Assertion Failed, permission list is empty, Manage Foundation Objects Type , KBA , LOD-SF-MDF , Meta Data Framework , LOD-SF-MDF-RBP , RBP Permissions on MDF , Problem


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