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3350269 - Error when trying to add user as an Alternative Manager


When attempting to add User A as an Alternative Manager for User B the following warning is generated


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. People > User > open User B record
  2. Actions > Assign Alternate Managers
  3. Select User A as the option to be the Alternate Manager
  4. Error is generated


User B is the current manager/supervisor of User A


As User A already reports into User B, therefore User A cannot be selected to be an Alternative Manager for User B.


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