2650527 - Error adding background elements to candidate profile

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2650527 - Error adding background elements to candidate profile

Symptom

Adding background elements to the candidate profile template is causing an error on saving.

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Add a background element to the candidate profile template. 
  2. Get the error: Errors Validating Recruiting Template: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; lineNumber: XXX; columnNumber: XXX; Attribute "field-name" with value "XXXXXX" must have a value from the list "name desc vfld1 vfld2 vfld3 vfld4 vfld5 vfld6 vfld7 vfld8 vfld9 vfld10 vfld11 vfld12 vfld13 vfld14 vfld15 startDate endDate dfld1 dfld2 dfld3 ifld1 ifld2 ifld3 ifld4 ifld5 ffld1 ffld2 ffld3 ffld4 ".

Cause

This error is occurring because the field-name of the background element you are trying to add is not supported in the candidate profile.

Resolution

The list of accepted background element field-names supported in the candidate profile are:

vfld1 vfld2 vfld3 vfld4 vfld5 vfld6 vfld7 vfld8 vfld9 vfld10 vfld11 vfld12 vfld13 vfld14 vfld15 startDate endDate dfld1 dfld2 dfld3 ifld1 ifld2 ifld3 ifld4 ifld5 ffld1 ffld2 ffld3 ffld4.

Keywords

Background elements, Candidate Profile, vfld, startDate, endDate, dfld, ifld, ffld, Errors Validating Recruiting Template , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-CAN , General Candidate Issues (not Offers, not Profiles) , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions