2166531 - Compound Employee API Call Fails with an Error : "Please make sure that the external code for picklist "xxxxxxx" with option ID "xxx" is valid" | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2166531 - Compound Employee API Call Fails with an Error : "Please make sure that the external code for picklist "xxxxxxx" with option ID "xxx" is valid"

Symptom

Compound Employee API call fails with following error which can be seen in SOAP Response.

Example: Compound Employee API response returns the following Error for field "custom_string14" which is of type picklist.

<log_item>

         <node_name>job_information</node_name>

         <field_name>custom_string14</field_name>

         <xpath>//sfobject[1]/person/employment_information[1]/job_information[5]</xpath>

         <message_text>&quot;custom-string14&quot; can’t be returned. Please make sure that the external code for picklist &quot;LMS_DOMAIN_NEW&quot; with option ID &quot;5894&quot; is valid.</message_text>

  </log_item>

In the above example LMS_DOMAIN_NEW is the picklistID which is defined in the picklist CSV file. 


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Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, integration for SAP ERP all versions

Keywords

externalcode,picklist,option ID, Boomi,SAP PI , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-BOM , Std. SF to 3rd Party Boomi Content , LOD-SF-INT-EC , EC SF API/OData Entities , Problem

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