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2362246 - Application Error when Editing Alternative Cost Distribution [People Profile - PP3]


  • (PP3) Application Error when Editing Alternative Cost Distribution.
  • System works as expected when using the Take Action -> Manage Alternative Cost Distribution.
  • Cost Distribution is enabled and the block for it configured in PP3.
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  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • People Profile UI (PP3) 
  • b1605 and higher

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to the system
  2. Edit or Add on the “Alternative Cost Distribution” block

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       3. Application error every time when editing or adding "Alternative Cost Distribution" block.

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       4. You can add and save without issues if you reload page and use Take Action instead,.

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Alt cost distribution block has been moved from EC to MDF. Now, it is a MDF block.


Kindly remove the existing alternative cost distribution configuration and try to configure it as MDF block.

Steps to configure:

1. Go to Admin Center > Configure People Profile

2. Remove Alternative Cost Distribution block

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3.Replace the Alternative Cost Distribution block with the Live Profile MDF information block

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4. Use the EmpCostDistributionUI for the MDF Screen ID of the new Block for Alternative Cost Distribution section then Save it.

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See Also



MDF, People Profile, PP3, Alternative Cost Distribution, Error, fingerprint=43d80dbab0772e990c9fc74400909c2666a3b4e5 , KBA , fingerprint=43d80dbab0772e990c9fc7440090 , mdf , pp3 , application error , alternative cost distribution , LOD-SF-EC-CMP-ACD , Alternate Cost Distribution , Problem


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