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2619357 - The order to create an Employee using OData APIs


This note explains the order to create an Employee using OData APIs.

If you facing an issue to insert / upsert data into User, PerPerson, EmpEmployment, EmpJob or perPersonal.


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Order to insert or upsert data into the entities is not correct.


The order should be as follows:

  1. User (required fields: username, userId, status)
  2. PerPerson (required fields:  userId, personIdExternal)
  3. EmpEmployment (required fields:  userId, personIdExternal, startDate)
  4. EmpJob (required fields:  userId, jobCode, startDate, eventReason, company, businessUnit, managerId)
  5. PerPersonal (required fields: personIdExternal, gernder, firstname, lastName)

Note: In case of a Rehire, perform a Job Information (EmpJob) import before Employment Information Import (EmpEmployment).

See Also

How to create an Employee using OData APIs

2080146 - What is the Correct Import Order When Creating Users? - EC

Adding a New Employee - SAP Help Portal


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