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2518461 - Unable to Create Leave of Absence Time Types after Picklist Migration to MDF


After legacy to MDF picklist migration, validation error below is shown when creating Leave of Absence time types:

"One of the required events for Leave of Absence is missing in the event picklist. Please make sure the absence start and absence end events are available and have the pre-defined external codes."



  • SAP Successfactors Employee Central Time Off
  • v12 / People Profile (PP3)
  • MDF Picklist (post migration)


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1611 ; SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1702 ; SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1705 ; SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1708


Time Type, Picklist Migration, Event, Event Reason, Leave of Absence, Return To Work, MDF Pickist, External Code, Non-Unique External Code, Picklist Center , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-TIM , Time Off , LOD-SF-PLT , Platform Foundational Capabilities , LOD-SF-EC-MDF , MDF & EC2MDF Migration , LOD-SF-FWK-MDF , MDF Framework , Problem

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