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3140815 - Cannot override the is-target field for Pay component XXXXX error while saving Global/Concurrent assignment


  • Error occurred while saving Global Assignment
  • Cannot override the is-target field for Pay component XXXXX
  • Unable to add Global Assignment, upon clicking on submit facing error

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • Global Assignment
  • Concurrent Employment

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Employee Profile.
  2. Take Action-> Add: Global Assignment.
  3. Fill in the required details.
  4. Upon clicking Submit
  5. Shows error "Cannot override the is-target field for Pay component XXXXX"


  • Go to Manage Business Configuration
  • Select Compinfo element
  • Check no field is enabled in compensation information portlet
  • Select Pay component recurring element
  • is-target field is not configured in pay component recurring portlet


  • In order to submit Global assignment or Concurrent Employment at least one field in Compensation information should be enabled.
  • If as per customer requirement if no field should be enabled in compensation information, you can hide field with permissions.
  • As a work around, if you do not wish to enable field in Compensation information, then before submitting Global Assignment/Concurrent Employment remove the Pay components from Add GA/ Add CE page.
  • Once Global Assignment/Concurrent Employment is submitted or approved later you can add pay components.

See Also

Error_Cannot override the is-target field for Pay Component


Error, is-target, Global Assignment, Concurrent Employment , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-CON , Concurrent Employment , LOD-SF-EC-GA , Global Assignment , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core 2111


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