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Error "SBL-DAT-00496: Can not update Parent because this will introduce recursive reporting relationship or such relationship already exists for the given Parent." when trying to associate an existing Parent Position to a new Position. (Doc ID 2706390.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 01, 2020

Applies to:

Siebel CRM - Version 20.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to associate an existing Parent Position to a new Position, the following error occurred:


The error will occur depending on the Position Hierarchy configured and using the steps below:

1. From Administration - Users > Employees, create a new Employee

2. Go to Administration - Group -> Positions and create a new position. Make the newly created Employee the Primary Employee on the Position

4. Assign an existing Parent Position to the newly created Position

5. When trying to save the record the error occurs




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