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2716051 - “Change Set Index 1 - Field {field-id} not a valid field on the template.” error on Manage Rules in Recruiting - Recruiting Management


When adding a rule for a template on Manage Rules in Recruiting, the following error will appear: “Change Set Index 1 - Field {field-id} not a valid field on the template.”


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Reproducing the Issue

1. Go to Admin center > Manage Rules in Recruiting
2. Select "Job Requisition"
3. Job Requisition Template -> Select Job Requisition- Salary
4. Add either Field Change, Initialize or on Save Rules  and a field
5. Hit save and the following error message will appear:
“Change Set Index 1 - Field {field-id} not a valid field on the template.”


This error can be caused by an old field-id that was defined on the job requisition templates and referenced on Recruiting Rules. Even though the old field-id was already removed on the template, it still shows as referenced on the old rules.


1. Go to Admin Center > Manage Data

2. Select Recruiting Rules Assignment Co... > then check each entries if the field-id on the error had been referenced before

3. Then delete all of the entries where the obsolete field-id was referenced

See Also

2515173 - Rules Engine in Recruiting Management


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