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2701170 - Dependents : Validation of Date of Birth


When a future date is entered in the Date of Birth field for Dependents Information, the system doesnot validate it.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core - All Versions
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - All Versions

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Enter a future date for dependent's birth date field
  2. Validation is not executed, allowing the user to save the changes


  • This is an Expected Behavior
  • There is no hard-coded validation on the Date of birth field


  • The validation could be performed by a Business Rule in this scenario.
  • Create a business rule as shown below :


  • Follow the steps on the following KBA to configure and trigger this rule :

2676341 - How to configure and set Business Rules to trigger in Dependents Information


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