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2211980 - How to enable Validation of Manager and HR fields


  • When importing the basic import file, the "Validate Manager and HR field" option is missing in the Import Employee Data screen;
  • Schedule job does not validate manager and HR field while performing import;

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go in Admin Center > Update User Information > Import Employee Data;
  2. In Select an entity, choose Basic Import > Click on More Options...


  1.  You are unable to find the option Validate Manager and HR field;


For Employee Central enabled instances, the reported field is missing due the feature 'Enable Effective Dated fields in Basic Impor' is not enabled in Provisioning.


Engage your Implementation Partner or open an case under the component LOD-SF-PLT-PRV with the following information:


Support Access:

Request: Please, enable Enable Effective Dated fields in Basic Import in Provisionig

For Partner and Support Engineer:

  1. Access Provsioning > Company Settings;
  2. Search for Enable Effective Dated fields in Basic Import > Enable > Save.

NOTE: This scenario applied if you have Employee Central enabled.


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