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2844498 - Not able to request more than 53 recurring absences at once


You are working with recurring absences and during the tests you have noticed that whenever the employee try to use it, there seems to be a limit of 53 absences that can be requested in a recurring way.


  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Time Off

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Proxy as any employee;
  2. Go to Time Off ESS UI and start the request of an absence;
  3. Mark the recurring checkbox;
  4. Select any period that leads to a number greater than 53 recurring absences
  5. See a message saying "Sorry, you cant create more than 53 absences at a time. Please change the "Ends on" date so that its not so far off in the future."



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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1908