SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2944080 - Is it possible to have the system generate the externalCode value when importing/upserting Employee Time records?

Symptom

  • You are using the Import Data tool or OData API to create Employee Time records in SuccessFactors;
  • You do not want to provide the records's external code value. Instead, you want the system to automatically generate it for you.

Environment

  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
    • OData API
    • Import Data

Resolution

This is currently not supported. The system only generates external codes automatically when a new Time Off record is added through the GUI. When using OData API or import tool, you must provide an external code.

Keywords

externalCode, external code, EmployeeTime, entity, time off, leave, abscense, insert, manually, automatically , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-EC , Employee Central SFAPI & OData Entities , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , LOD-SF-EC-TIM , Time Off , LOD-SF-INT , Integrations , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions