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2991718 - Field is not shown in an inbound integration - Integration Center

Symptom

You are building an inbound integration on Integration Center and a specific field is not being shown in the field mapping configuration.

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Environment

  • SuccessFactors
    • OData API
  • Integration Center

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create an inbound integration
  2. Go to Detail View or Field Mapping buttons



  3. One specific field in not shown under the "Field Detail View" in the left-side panel

Cause

This field is not editable in API perspective.

Resolution

You need to make sure that this specific field is editable in API perspective. You can confirm that by going to OData API Data Dictionary and check the "Upsertable" property:

Some fields are hardcoded with Upsertable set as "false", so you won't be able to change it.

However some other fields you are able to change it - you need to try out the instructions below to confirm if you are able to change it.

To change, follow these instructions:

For MDF or Foundation entities

  1. Go to "Configure Object Definitions"
  2. Search and open the entity that contains the field you need to change the property
  3. Identify the field and click on "Details"
  4. Confirm if Visibility property is set to "Editable" - if not, you'll have to change it to Editable

For EC entities

  1. Go to "Manage Business Configuration"
  2. Open the entity that contains the field you need to change the property
  3. Identify the field and click on "Details"
  4. Confirm if Visibility property is set to "Edit" - if not, you'll have to change it to Editable

Note: after doing the change, you'll have to perform an OData Metadata Refresh so it can to reflect in the API.

Keywords

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Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core all versions

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