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2414244 - How to Delete Background Element Data

Symptom

  • This article shows on how to delete all data in a specific Background Element.

Image/Data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems,sample data or demo systems.Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental.

Environment

Employee Profile and People Profile

Reproducing the Issue

Via Employee Profile / People Profile

> Go to Employee's Employee Profile -> Go to the <!Portlet!> / <!Block!>

Sample Portlet/Block: Internam Committe Assignment, Project and Taskforce

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 OR

Via Export Extended User Information CSV File

> Go to Export Extended User Information -> Select Background Information -> Export Extended Data only

> Open generated file -> Search for the Background Element you want to clear out the data.

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Resolution

1. Admin center->Go to Export Extended User Information -> Select Background Information -> Export Extended Data only

** Note: Save the generated file as a Back-up

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2.  Admin center->Go to Export Extended User Information -> Select Background Information -> Export Template

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2.1) Get the header file of the Background Element that you want to delete the data

Sample: ^UserId,leadExperienceSecond,role,section,description,years,years2

2.2) Save the header file to a csv file without any data.

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3.  Admin center->Import Extended User Information -> Import the CSV Created in Step-2.

Configurations:

Type: Background Information

Additional File Option: Import by re-loading all data with your new changes

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Validate if the Import was successful by Exporting the Extended User Information or by checking the portlet in Employee Profile/ People Profile

via Export Extended User Info.

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via Employee Profile / People Profile

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Keywords

KBA , LOD-SF-EP , Employee Profile , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1611