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2585473 - ##### Belongs to EC Data Thus Can't Be Purged / There is data for this user in Employee Central (EC)


  • Cannot purge an InActive employee
  • When trying to do a full purge of an InActive user via DRM, it fails with the following message in the resulting UserObjectType.csv:

##### belongs to EC Data thus can't be purged

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • Data Retention Management


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


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