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3395200 - Error Shown On Updating Date Field Manually: "Expected format is dd MMM yyyy or dd/mm/yy"


When updating date field as “30 SEP 2023” manually for September month, it throws an Error “Expected format is dd MMM yyyy or dd/mm/yy”.


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Work Permit Information

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Settings and change the system language to English UK.
  2. Navigate to employee profile.
  3. Edit the Work Permits block.
  4. Try to add the date as “30 SEP 2023” manually for any date field. Inline error is shown “Expected format is dd MMM yyyy or dd/mm/yy”.
  5. Try to add date as "30 SEPT 2023, system accepts it and there is no error.


  • Engineering team is investigating the issue.
  • This KBA will be updated once there are more updates.


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