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2361102 - Error on Import of Corporate Data Model in Provisioning, Invalid file format specified


The following error is received when importing the Corporate Data Model in Provisioning:

Invalid file format specified: Please ensure that the imported file is in XML format. The destination element id: LegalEntityof FO type location is not valid.


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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite
  • Employee Central


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions


SF, success factors, EC, Foundation Objects, FO, LegalEntityof FO, Provisioning error, Import Corporate-DM , KBA , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , Problem

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