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3168347 - An error occurred while saving the Global Assignment


When trying to save global assignment the error "An error occurred while saving the Global Assignment" is faced. 


  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to employee profile 
  2. Actions-> Add Global Assignment 
  3. Fill all the required field 
  4. When saving the error "An error occurred while saving the Global Assignment" is faced


A rule is raising an error message related with direct reports of the user when saving the global assignment. 


  1. Configure a rule trace (2257064)
  2. Try to save the global assignment again 
  3. Download the trace after the error is faced 
  4. Check which rule is raising the error message and review its configuration along with the employee data

See Also

2257064 - Employee Central - Business Rule Execution Log


The operation could not be performed because there were errors with other records reported, Error executing Create Right to Return From Position, Error occurred while saving global assignment., rule, business rule, trigger,  , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-GA , Global Assignment , Problem


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