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2798217 - Application error on Workflow Details or/and ChangeSet index 1 - For input string: "" while approving workflow - Employee Central


  • ChangeSet index 1 - For input string: "" while approving hire workflow
  • Application error while going to Workflow Details


SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to: Manage Workflows Request
  2. Search the workflow
  3. Click in the workflow

System throws an application error.

  1. Go to: Approve Requests
  2. Click: Approve

System throws error message: ChangeSet index 1 - For input string: ""

Splunk Logs
java.lang.NumberFormatException: For input string: ""
Salary value should be a number. java.lang.NumberFormatException: For input string: ""


The Succession Data Model, for "compInfo" the "salary" field is not configured visibility="none"


In the Succession Data Model (SDM), for "compInfo" the "salary" field is not in use for Employee Central 2.0 and must be configured with visibility "none".
Please refer to Data Object Tables in Employee Central guide for further details.

After update the SDM, you may create a new workflow since data models changes are only applied to new workflows requests.


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