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2820537 - Receiving Error: "???EMPLOYEE_HRIS_GO_ASSOCIATION_MULTIPLICITY_VALID???" When Updating OnboardingProcess in Import and Export Data [NHA] - Onboarding 1.0


  • Error in download status under Monitor Job for OnboardingProcess update


SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding 1.0 - All Versions

Reproducing the Issue

When updating OnboardingProcess in Import and Export Data, error is received  ( ???EMPLOYEE_HRIS_GO_ASSOCIATION_MULTIPLICITY_VALID??? ) for several new hires


Inconsistent OnboardingProcess objects with two buddy assignments and the error is raised during the cardinality check if more than one composite exists for a one-to-one cardinality.


For Live Customer(s)

When resolving the issue, user needs to have access to Manage Data. Please follow step below on how to rectify.

  • Step 1. Go to Manage Data and on the first search field, use OnboardingProcess
  • Step 2. Use the KMS User ID of the mentioned affected candidates in the table
  • Step 3. Delete one of the duplicate buddy assignments
  • Step 4. Update the OnboardingProcess via import, see KBA 2355113


NHA, New Hire Activities, Manager Activities , KBA , LOD-SF-OBD-NHA , New Hire Activity , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding all versions