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2968384 - Error message Occurred when Using USER_SYS_ID field for background elements in Manage Business Configuration ( BCUI)


You would receive an application error when USER_SYS_ID field for background elements in Manage Business Configuration (BCUI).

The application error id would be accompanied by the fingerprint id=0792f5cda78c1c2be8dd056f47b884b10d865e41

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Employee Central- Manage business configuration  BCUI

Employee Profile-  Background Element

Reproducing the Issue

  • Go to Manage business configuration  BCUI
  • Employee Profile-> background element-> create new
  • example: Relatives
  • ID: User
  • filed name:USER_SYS_ID
  • save
  • result: error

SAP Error log Result:

  • fingerprint=0792f5cda78c1c2be8dd056f47b884b10d865e41
  • Invalid fieldName ordinal 32
  • java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid fieldName ordinal 32



Employee Central Support Engineer Team Action:

  1. Please refer to Internal Meno 


This is expected behavior: Working as designed


The field-name USERS_SYS_ID field should not be used

The list of The field-name is the database field name to be used.

The field-name is the database field name to use:

  • There are 13 VARCHAR (text) field (vfld1- vfld13), 5 DATE fields (dfld1 - dfld5), 4 INTEGER fields (ifld1 - ifld4), 4 FLOAT (real number) fields (ffld1 - ffld4).

Following names are supported:

  • name | desc | vfld1 | vfld2 | vfld3 | vfld4 | vfld5 | vfld6 | vfld7 | vfld8 | vfld9 | vfld10 | vfld11 | vfld12 | vfld13 | vfld14 | vfld15 | startDate | endDate | dfld1 | dfld2 | dfld3 | ifld1 | ifld2 | ifld3 | ifld4 | ifld5 | ffld1 | ffld2 | ffld3 | ffld4 | lastModified | attachment1

See Below



Product management team plans to remove this field from selection in future release


ECT-124220, EP, Employee Profile, background elements USER_SYS_ID, field, BCUI, Invalid fieldName ordinal 32, field name, 0792f5cda78c1c2be8dd056f47b884b10d865e41, Manage Business Configuration, EC , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-BCI , Manage Business Configuration (BCUI) & Data Models (XML) , LOD-SF-EP-BGD , Background Elements , Problem


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