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3447430 - Error message while maintaining IBAN format in Country/Region Specific Validation

Symptom

While maintaining the IBAN format in Manage Data -> "Country Specific Validation Configuration" object for any country, an error message "externalCode is a required field/association in Object Additional Validation Configuration." appears

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Payment Information

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Manage Data -> Country Specific Validation Configuration
  2. Choose "Spain" for example
  3. Add IBAN Format: ES2!n4!n4!n1!n1!n10!n
  4. Click on Save
  5. First a warning message "You entered both length and format. Please note that the system will only use the format for IBAN validation."  appears
  6. Click on "Yes". An error message "externalCode is a required field/association in Object Additional Validation Configuration." appears

Cause

Engineering team has identified this as a code issue

Resolution

The code issue will be fixed via a code correction in the upcoming 2405 release

Workaround

  1. Navigate to Manage Data -> Country Specific Validation Configuration
  2. Choose "Spain" -> Scroll down to the last "Details" section
  3. Update "IBAN Length Without Spaces" from "24" to "23" and click on Save
  4. Add IBAN Format: ES2!n4!n4!n1!n1!n10!n
  5. Update the "IBAN Length Without Spaces" from "23" to "24" and click on Save

Keywords

KI2311, 2H2023, b2311, Payment Information, Country Specific Validation Configuration, IBAN, error, externalCode, Object Additional Validation Configuration, CountrySpecificValidationConfigurationSVK, INC7485268, ECT-231637 , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-PAY , Payment Information (Bank Information) , Known Error

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 2311