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3321729 - Error with duplicated families name in Check Tool (Check ID: JDMDuplicateFamilies) - Job Description Manager


When running the checks for Job Description Manager application in Admin Center > Check Tool, issue(s) for the check "JDMDuplicateFamilies" are found.


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There are identical families - with same name - in Job Description Manager.


The duplicate families need to be removed before you can proceed with migration to Job Profile Builder.

Export the check results to identify which families are duplicate. 

If this error is identified before JPB is enabled in your instance, you can manage family data in Admin Center > Manage Families and Roles or via import in Admin Center > Job Family/Roles/Competency Mapping Import tool. 

More information managing families in JDM can be accessed in the KBA 2161377 - Job Family/Roles/Competency Mapping Import - Importing Families and Roles.

However, if JPB was already enabled for your instance, these corrections can only be made through Provisioning. Therefore, please contact your Implementation Partner to get help with that. If you don't have a Partner, you can find for SAP Certified Partners via the SAP Partner Finder or, alternatively, speak with your Account Executive or Customer Engagement Executive about Professional Services options.

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See Also


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