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2750498 - Unable to Update LONGDESCRIPTION Section in Job Profile Template


When updating the LONGDESCRIPTION section of a Job Profile via import the following error is seen:

Can not map multiple contents(type=LONGDESCRIPTION) in same section(id=*) Job Template(name=[Template Name], GUID=*

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Reproducing the Issue

In Manage Job Profile Content Import/Export, import the Job Profile-Long Descriptions file.


There is a mismatch in the externalCode of the import file and the Job Profile. To confirm:

  1. Compare the externalCode in the import file and the Job Profile associated to the Job Profile Template:


As a sample, we take Job Profile 1000635, sectionId 33594, and externalCode 1001701.

  1. Go to Manage Data and search for the Job Profile:


  1. Scroll down and look for the sectionId:


  1. Click Details:


  1. Notice the externalCode is different.


  • Make sure the externalCode in the import file is correct.
  • If doing mass import, verify the correct externalCode by going to Import/Export Data and downloading the Job Profile-Long Descriptions file.
  • You may add Inactive records to make sure all data is correct.


sf, success factors, EP, employee profile, LONGDESCRIPTION , KBA , LOD-SF-TIH-JPB , Job Profile Builder , Problem


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