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3211948 - MDF attachment import in validation mode will fail

Symptom

Customer has configured a rule to validate "attachment" data type field of a MDF object and do a MDF attachment import in validation mode, however the validation import will fail.

Environment

SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

  1. customer has configured a rule to validate "attachment" data type field of a MDF object
  2. go to Import and Export Data
  3. do a MDF attachment zip import in validation mode
  4. in monitor job, the result is that this import is failed.

Cause

This is expected behavior. The root cause is that when do Validate for the import file,system will not do the real upload of the attachment, hence the validation for the attachment related rule will fail. This is by design.

Resolution

Please do Real Import instead of Validate.

See Also

2257047 - Adding attachments on an MDF Object for attachment type field via Import.

3079547 - Employee Time Import (using zip file) with attachment raising error message during import validation.

Keywords

SF, MDF , metadata framework, import, zip file, attachment, rule, validation, validate, validation mode, import and export data, fail. , KBA , LOD-SF-MDF-IMP , Import and Export Issues , Product Enhancement

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions