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2783976 - You get the message "Model activation failed" when activating a Machine Learning Model


You had the Machine Learning activated on your system. However, when you create a model and try to activate it, you get the message "Model activation failed".


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Reproducing the Issue

Pre-requirement: You first need to open an incident requesting to have the Machine Learning activated in your system.

  1. Go to the Administration work center.
  2. Go to the Prediction Services view.
  3. Click Model Setup.
  4. Select your Machine Learning scenario.
  5. Click Add Model.
  6. Click Activate.
    RESULT: You get a message "Model activation failed".


This message can be due to different reasons. These are two of the reasons:

  1. Only one model can be active at the same time. If you already have another model active, you would need to deactivate one to activate the other.

  2. If you only have one model active -> The criteria for setting a model as active is that the "Predictive Power" is more than 50% AND the "Prediction Confidence" more than 95%. You can check these parameters by clicking in "Performance".



Most probably if your Predictive Power is lower than 50% is because of the data quality. You can get an idea about the data quality training the model. You can also get a glimpse of the data quality by looking at the Readiness Report.


It is not possible to manually change/increase any of these two features ("Predictive Power" and "Prediction Confidence").

See Also

Administrator Guide - Machine Learning

2643651 - Readiness Check Not Available For Machine Learning Scenarios

2772877 - Machine Learning: Readiness check failure

2659267 - Some Opportunities are not Scored by Machine Learning


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