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3460009 - Cannot Save Job Relationship or Job Info due to error "User cannot be their own manager." or "User shouldn't be their own manager."_ CS1H2024


  • Cannot save job relationship record for matrix manager change due to error : "User \{0\} shouldn’t be their own manager.".
  • Cannot save job information record for manager change due to error : "User \{0\} cannot be their own manager.".


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  • This was a known recommendation since beginning of the product however the validation to restrict data into system has been introduced with 1H 2024 (b2405) release.

  • Documentation States following: 

See Also

2211816 Second Manager Cycle Detected. Please try again.


ECT_service_layer_JOB_RELATIONS_MANGER_SAME_ID_WARNING, ECT_service_layer_JOBINFO_MANGER_SAME_ID, "cannot be HR manager of self" , " User B cannot be their own manager", unable to add employee as their own manager in job information or job relationship. , CS1H2024 , ECT-220757 , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-JRL , Job Relationships , LOD-SF-EC-JOB-UI , History UI & MSS UI , Product Enhancement


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