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2447249 - Cannot add Event Reason to Country MDF object


  • It is not possible to add a new Event Reason to a Country MDF object even if the icon (+) is available to enter the new value. The system did not trigger any error message you just cannot perform the action.

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  • Employee Central - Country-Specific for Event Reasons

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Admin Center
  2. Select "Employee Files" and select "Manage Data"
  3. Under the first dropdown select "Country" and then select the country where you want to add the new Event Reason
  4. Click Take Action 
  5. Select Make Correction
  6. You will not able to select a different Event Reason


  • The Multiplicity column under Country object was selected ad "One to One". This will allow to select one Event Reason per Country.


  1. Go to Admin Center
  2. Search for "Configure Object Definitios"
  3. In the first dropdown select "Object Definition" and in the second one "country"
  4. Scroll down in the page until find the "Associations" section
  5. Under Multiplicity column select "One to Many" 



  • Employee Central, Event Reason , Country , Add Event Reason , Association
, KBA , LOD-SF-EC-FOO , Foundation Objects (Organisation, Pay and Job Structures) , LOD-SF-EC-JOB-RUL , Job Info Business Rules , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1611 ; SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1702 ; SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1705 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1702