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2500964 - Unable to activate v4admin User - System System (v4admin user is inactive)


  • While trying to activate user V4Admin via import, the following error is encountered:

    • Failed to add/update user [v4admin] "System System" (N/A;N/A;N/A): Invalid User Id - "v4admin"

  • After update data from user V4Admin, Check Tool identified changes as issue/warning.


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v4admin is a hardcoded inactive user that is used for system processes across the entire SuccessFactors Environment.


The user should NOT be changed as it is required for system processes and should not be used as job owner or any other tasks on the system.


Here you can find more details:

Guide: Managing Mass Changes in Employee Central - Chapter: Off Cycle Event Batch

See Also

  • 2319093 - v4admin changes in Manage Business Configuration
  • 2719010 - Employee Central - Off Cycle Event Batch
  • 2592167 - How to Create a User or Group of Users for an Off Cycle Event Batch Job
  • 2473257 - MDF Objects not available in Configure Object Definitions
  • 2589774 - MDF Object Definition to DB Sync or Refresh Metadata Cache


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