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2833653 - Error updating "Data access report story" RBP permissions for Performance Management


  • Unable to save RBP permissions for "Data access report story".
  • RBP permissions are not getting saved when specific templates are selected under "Data access report story".

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Cloud
  • SAP SuccessFactors Performance and Goal Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Admin Center > Manage Permission Roles

  2. Edit the target permission role and Click on Permissions

  3. Go to Performance Section

  4. Select Data access - Report Story

  5. Select Others and select some template

  6. Click on  'I'm done'

  7. Click on 'Save Changes'

  8. You will see the error 'Error updating permission role [roleId=0]' and the permissions are being not saved.


This is an environemnt issue that is usually caused by missing/failed database upgrade script.


  • If you are a customer you do not have access to Provisioning, you need to contact your Implementation Partner or create an case with Support (LOD-SF-PM-ADM).


    1. Logon to Provisioning

Logon to the Provisioning, choose the company.

Navigate to:

  • Managing Job Scheduler

    • Manage Scheduled Jobs


    2. Create New Job

In Manage Scheduled Jobs,

  • Click the link: Create New Job



In Create New Job page, fill in the parameters:

  • Job Name: (any text which can identify this job)
  • Job Owner: (usually the system admin / super user)
  • Job Type: Company Schema Upgrade Job
  • Rerun Options:
  • Occurrence: Once
  • Click button: Create JobCapturee.PNG

    3. Run the Job

Come to Manage Scheduled Jobs page,

  • Find the job we just created
  • In the column Actions
  • Click the Select button
  • Click Run it Now

     4. Check the Result

  • Come to Monitor Jobs page,

    • Choose Job TypeCompany Schema Upgrade Job
    • Click button Refresh

    In the job, we may find its Status is In Progress.

  • After some time, its Status could be Completed

    5. Refresh RBP

        Go to Provisioning >Company Settings > Run the "Refresh RBP Permission Configuration. Issue will be resolved.

  • The Company Schema Upgrade Job searches for the script file in company_upgrade.csv. The job fails if the script name is incorrect or it doesn't exist.

  • If you do not have access to provisioning, please contact your implementation partner or raise a support ticket.

  • If the message "Throttling Threshold is Reached" appears when executing the job, please follow the steps of the article: 2735903 - "Throttling Threshold is Reached" error on running Company Schema Upgrade Job

See Also

 2584660 - Permissions are not getting saved - Employee Central


Error updating permission role [roleId=0], RBP error, Permission error, Data Access report story, SAC, Reporting , KBA , LOD-SF-PM-ADM , Admin Center, RBP, Permissions and Settings , LOD-SF-ANA-SAC-RBP , Role Based Permissions & Authorizations , LOD-SF-PM , Performance Management , LOD-SF-MTR-ADM , Admin Center, RBP, Permissions and Settings , Problem


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