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2815591 - Error when select date with calendar tool - SAP SuccessFactors


When the customer try to select the date in the calendar tool in the Portlet at People Profile, the system provides an error.

  • An application error occurred. Check the console log for more details.



SAP SuccessFactors Employee Profile (All Versions)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open the Configure People Profile > Select the Live Profile Background Information Portlet > Choose the Background Element in the dropdown > Save


  1. Go to My Employee File > Search the portlet and click in the Pencil to edit the data


  1. Click in ADD… > Write the data name > Click in the Calendar Tool and select a date in the past.


  1. Click in Save and See the error occurring. 



In data model should have some error in the max-leght (max-length="x") in the code to the Date.


If you are working with a Implementation Partner, please ask them to follow the steps bellow.

If you don't have a Implementation Partner working with you, please open an case to LOD-SF-EP-JPB to solve the issue in your data model.

Provide all the information bellow:

- Portlet occuring the error;

- Support Access to the instance that you're experiencing the error.

In Provisioning: 

  1. Open the Provisioning; 
  2. Search Data Model Import/Export;
  3. Export the Data Model;
  4. Open the Data Model with Notepad++;
  5. Found the Background Element in the Data Model;
  6. Edit the max-length="x" to max-length="128";
  7. Save the document in Notepad++ and Import again in Provisioning;
  8. Re-open the instance and repeate the process to add date in the portlet;
  9. The data in the portlet will be successfully saved. 


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