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2887069 - Configure column enhanced MPH:The selected fields cannot be used for this column. Refer to docu

Symptom

During the column configuration of Enhanced Manage Pending Recruits, you are getting the following error:

"The selected fields cannot be used for this column. Refer to documentation for the correct Candidate Fields to use."

Environment

  • SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open the tool "Configure Columns for the Manage Pending Recruits" from Admin Centre
  2. Add a new line in the setting selecting the dropdowns "Entities" and "Field"
  3. Click on "Save" button
  4. Error appears: "The selected fields cannot be used for this column. Refer to documentation for the correct Candidate Fields to use."

Resolution

Add/Edit the mapping in transformation template configurable here:

Provisioning >Import/Export mapping field template for EC Integration

For example job code:

</mapping-attribute><mapping-attribute><source refid="JobCode" multi-valued="false"/><target refid="jobInfo.job-code" variant="" country-code=""/><processes><process>onboarding</process><process>offboarding</process></processes>

Please check the names for source ,target are correctly maintained as per standard configuration (customer key field not support) , for example XYZ_JobCode will not be supported.

Then change the name in Onboarding>data dictionary > key field (XYZ_JobCode to JobCode) and then remap in field mapping tool.

Follow below step to add the field to configure column:

  • Step 1: In Admin Center
  • Step 2: Under Tools, find and select Manage Data
  • Step 3: In the first field, select MPHColumnConfiguration and in the second, select drop down to confirm if "onboardingCandidate (onboardingCandidate)" is available for selection; if not, follow next step, follow the procedures as mention in KBA:2792558

See Also

2792558 - Enhanced Manage Pending Hires Feature [Integration with EC] - Onboarding

Keywords

Enhanced, Manage, Pending, Recruits, Error , KBA , LOD-SF-OBD-MPH , Manage Pending Hires , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core 1911