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2836611 - Unable to save conditional association in a custom MDF object - Invalid field Id given in condition


When configuring a conditional association in a custom MDF object, customer is receiving an error while trying to save the object definition.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite
  • Metadata Framework (MDF)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Configure Object Definition;
  2. Open the desired parent object and take action;
  3. Create an association and click on the details button;
  4. In Condition section, insert the field ID and select the value to trigger this condition;
  5. Try to save the object definition and receives the error: Incorrect field Id given in condition.


The value provided for the field ID is not reflecting a real field from the parent object or other object inside the system.


In the field ID of the condition section you should be inserting a valid field name. In the parent object you will see all the fields created, and each of this fields has a field name (normally cust_xxxxxxxx). The correct value for this Field ID should be this Field name of the respective field you want to configure your condition based on.



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