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3267111 - Unable to select "Null" value for mandatory fields in Business Rules


After b2211 release, it is no longer possible to select the value "Null" for fields set as Mandatory in business rules.


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Reproducing the Issue

  • Open a rule for a MDF Object, like Position, that is setting the value 'Null' for a mandatory field and see an error saying that the rule needs to be corrected
  • Click in the option to change the rule
  • Try to select the value 'Null' for a mandatory field in the 'Then' part of the rule, like for Parent Position
  • Null is not available for selection.


A guardrail was implemented in b2211 to prevent customers from selecting null values for mandatory fields with business rules.


This change will be reversed via patch on November 10th. This enhancement will be discussed again in the future with the applications.


KI2211, PTCH-39621, null, business rule, position object, mandatory field, INC3072572 , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-POS-OBJ , Object Configuration & Rules , LOD-SF-EC-JOB-RUL , Job Info Business Rules , Problem


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