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2211670 - SuccessFactors: SFAPI Errors: Error executing DESCRIBE for PicklistLabel : : NO_PERMISSIONS_EXCEPTION Insufficient permissions!

Symptom

SFAPI returns the following error when "Describe" operation is executed for the SFAPI entity PicklistLabel.

Error executing DESCRIBE for PicklistLabel : : NO_PERMISSIONS_EXCEPTION Insufficient permissions!

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Execute a "Describe" operation for PicklistLabel or PicklistOption.
  2. The above error is returned.

Cause

This is due to lack of required permissions for the API user.

Resolution

  1. Logon Successfactors system.
  2. Go to Admin Center
  3. Select "Manage Permission Roles" from under "Set User Permissions"
  4. Select the API role here.
  5. Click on "Permission..."
  6. Under "Manage System Properties", check the "Picklist Management and Picklists Mappings Set Up" option and click on "Done".

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Keywords

SFAPI, PicklistLabel, NO_PERMISSIONS_EXCEPTION Insufficient permissions, DESCRIBE PicklistLabel , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-EC , EC SF API/OData Entities , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions