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2484070 - Rule execution failed - rule trace is empty


  • Business rule execution failed.
  • There is no rule trace in business rule execution log for the same.


Employee Central - Business Rules

Reproducing the Issue

On performing any actions which should trigger a rule, the rule doesn't execute and fails with below warning:

Error occurred during execution of rule- [*RuleName]


The effective start date of the rule is incorrect.


  1. Change the effective start date of the rule to 01/01/1900 and verify the issue again.
  2. If issue persists then please report to SAP support with timestamp of warning and replication steps for SAP to investigate more.


Error occurred during execution of rule Rule fail no business rule execution log no rule trace rule failure , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-JOB-RUL , Job Info Business Rules , Problem


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