SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2684171 - Unable to Delete Value for Equipment Type - [New Hire Activities] - Onboarding 1.0


This article explains why the Value for Onboarding 1.0 Equipment Type is not possible for deletion.

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SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding 1.0

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In BizX
  2. Admin Center
  3. Manage Data
  4. Value for Onboarding Equipment Type
  5. Select Value Type
  6. Take Action on the right "Permanently  Delete Entry"

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     7. A confirmation pop-up window displays to complete the deletion.

          Delete Value.png

      8. "Delete is not allowed" error displays after clicking "Yes" button.

          Delete is not allowed.png


Expected System Behavior


  1. The 'Value for Onboarding Equipment Type' cannot be deleted, as this action can lead to data inconsistency, and malfunction to the application.
  2. See KBA 2673754 to understand what is an expected behavior.
  3. The reason behind for this logic is the 'Value for Onboarding Equipment Type' might still be in use during the Onboarding Processes or,
    Equipment Workflows.
  4. In addition, if the 'Onboarding Equipment Type' is no longer used in Onboarding 1.0 the end-users will not see it on the user interface.


SAP SuccessFactors, Onboarding 1.0, OBD, ONB, New Hire Activity, Furnish, MDF, Furnish Equipment, Unable to Delete, Unable to Remove,
Value for Onboarding Equipment, Workflow, Process
, KBA , LOD-SF-OBD-NHA , New Hire Activity , Problem


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