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2569876 - Assertion Failed: permission list is empty - Manage Foundation Objects Type


Error Message "Assertion Failed: permission list is empty" displayed in Role Based Permissions when configuring the tool.

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SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

When trying to set the permissions for Foundation Objects in RBP following error message displays:



This issue may be caused because the Corporate Data Model was not yet imported for the instance or it is blank.


To resolve this issue it is necessary to engage an Implementation Partner or Cloud Product Support, as it is required to have access to Provisioning.

Partner & Support:

  • You can go to the SAP Help Portal and download the Employee Central Data Models for the latest Release;
  • You can find the Data Model under the Configuration section of the SAP Help Portal
  • Import corporate data model under provisioning.


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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite all versions