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2576200 - Validation error when attempting to delete custom column

Symptom

When attempting to delete a custom column, the following validation error is generated:

 validation error

Environment

SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS) - All Supported Versions

Resolution

The custom column cannot be deleted because it is currently being referenced somewhere within your LMS instance.

For example, if you are trying to delete an Item Custom Colum then you will need to check all active and inactive Items to detemine if the custom column is still in use. Check any relevent Connector and Assignment Profile configuration as custom columns can be used in both these locations also.

If still unsuccessful, it could be that the record has interacted with others in the database which has built a chain of relationships in the database structure. Therefore due to referential integrity constraints, the value cannot be deleted.

Keywords

custom column, delete, cannot be removed, in use, connector, assignment profile, primary record, integrity , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-COR , LMS Core - Items, Catalog, Curricula , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning all versions