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3138045 - Associations in Business Rules

Symptom

Is it possible to build a rule with an association?

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

Sample scenario is to try defaulting employees GeoZone to NZ:

  1. Create an "always true" rule with "Location" set as Base Object;
  2. Try to find GeoZone in the Then condition and see that it is not displayed:

Resolution

This is expected behavior as GeoZone is an association, not a field.

Building business rules with associations is not supported. This is expected behavior.

For reference on the supported business functions kindly review the Guide.

Keywords

Business Rule, Rule, Association, GeoZone, Base Object, Supported, Functions. , KBA , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions