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2421389 - How to set Earliest Retro Date


To prevent changes of data in retro calulation sensitive portlets an earliest retro date can be set.This helps reduce data replication errors for changes too far in payroll past.This check applies to following portlets and UIs

  • History Portlets for Personal Information (Personal Information & Addresses) and Employment Information (Job Information & Compensation Information)
  • ESS/MSS Actions
  • Change Job and Compensation Info
  • Spot Bonus
  • Terminate/Rehire (Add New Employee and Rehire Inactive Employee)

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Compensation Information


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions


earliest retro date, The effective start date is earlier than the earliest retro date and it may cause errors during data replication to the payroll system.  Please consider to adjust the effective start date to , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-CMP , Compensation Information & One-Time Bonus , Problem

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