SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2444627 - Custom CLOB field from an MDF object doesn't fetch expected data in Advanced Reporting / REALMS / ODS.

Symptom

A custom field of datatype CLOB, used to store text value displays numbers or blanks in the reporting system.
This applies to both the legacy ODS and the latest REALMS systems

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Online Report Designer : Advanced Reporting
SAP SuccessFactors Report Center : Report -Canvas > Advanced Reporting

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a custom field in an MDF object.
  2. Set its datatype to be CLOB.
  3. Try using it in an Advanced Reporting report

Cause

Datatypes CLOB and Attachment are currently not support in REALMS and ODS.

Resolution

The behvaiour is expected.
The data has to be stored in a text field, to be reported as expected.

Keywords

CLOB, Attachment, Report, Advanced Reporting, missing , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ORD , Online Report Designer , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions