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2497455 - How to change/reset the CURRENT value in a Sequence object

Symptom

How to modify CURRENT value in a sequence object when its read-only?

  • The sequence is incremented in import actions when the 'get next value()' function is called. Only during hire import, the ID generation via sequence wont happen as we already import with ID in basic import file, however the sequence need to be set correctly so that the hire from UI starts from next sequence number. For this scenario, this KBA can be helpful in setting correct current sequence number.

Disclaimer:

  • Image/data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems, sample data, or demo systems. Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental.
  • This change should only be made with the greatest caution. The sequence number is set to read only by default on purpose as updating this sequence erroneously can lead to serious issues. Any one updating the sequence must be sure on why the change is being done and understand the status or allotment of current, previous and all in between sequence numbers.


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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Product

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

Keywords

change, sequence, value, current, person ID, personID, increment, hire , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-EMP , Employment Information (Employment & Termination Details) , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , LOD-SF-EC-HIR , Hire & Rehire Wizards , How To

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