SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2856564 - Unable to upload form template due to Invalid Competency ID - Performance Management

Symptom


Unable to upload form template due to the following error:

"Invalid competency ID is found in one of your competency sections. Please open the file and verify the competency exists in the system."

Environment

SAP Successfactors Performance Management

Cause

The error "Invalid competency ID is found in one of your competency sections. Please open the file and verify the competency exists in the system." will be encountered when you are uploading a form template which have hard-coded competencies in it.

Resolution

Please be advised that created competencies are assigned to a unique ID specific to that instance where they were created. For example, if a form template is copied from Test environment and was  uploaded to Production environment, the competency IDs in your Test instance is more likely not the same in Production.

In order to upload the copied template, you need to look up for the correct competency IDs in your Production instance. After which you need to replace the ones configured in the XML. Below is the XML element where you can find the competency ID 123 for example.

<fm-comp-id>123</fm-comp-id>

Keywords

Invalid competency ID is found in one of your competency sections, Error when uploading template, invalid competency ID
, KBA , LOD-SF-PM-FRM , Forms & Templates , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core all versions