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3166474 - Validation Warning Message In Custom MDF Object Is Not Displayed In New Hire When Custom Hire Template Is Configured


When custom MDF object is configured in the custom hire template, the validation warning message configured in the custom MDF object is not displayed.


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Hire

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a custom hire template with custom MDF object.
  2. In the custom MDF object, define a business rule to raise warning message. (Say a validation rule)
  3. Upon save in New hire, MDF warning messages are not displayed. However, ERROR message gets displayed and user is not created.


This is a known issue.


  • This is currently being investigated by Engineering Team and no fix dates have been disclosed, yet.
  • The article will be updated with more details as soon as there are news.


ECT-192849, hire, MDF object, custom hire template , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-HIR , Hire & Rehire Wizards , Problem


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