2414244 - How to Delete Background Element Data

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2414244 - How to Delete Background Element Data

Symptom

  • This article shows on how to delete all data in a specific Background Element.

 

Environment

Employee Profile and People Profile

Reproducing the Issue

Via Employee Profile / People Profile

> Go to Employee's Employee Profile -> Go to the <!Portlet!> / <!Block!>

Sample Portlet/Block: Internam Committe Assignment, Project and Taskforce

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 OR

Via Export Extended User Information CSV File

> Go to Export Extended User Information -> Select Background Information -> Export Extended Data only

> Open generated file -> Search for the Background Element you want to clear out the data.

lead2.JPG

 

Resolution

1. Admin center->Go to Export Extended User Information -> Select Background Information -> Export Extended Data only

** Note: Save the generated file as a Back-up

 ExtendedData.png

2.  Admin center->Go to Export Extended User Information -> Select Background Information -> Export Template

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2.1) Get the header file of the Background Element that you want to delete the data

Sample: ^UserId,leadExperienceSecond,role,section,description,years,years2

2.2) Save the header file to a csv file without any data.

lead3.JPG

 

3.  Admin center->Import Extended User Information -> Import the CSV Created in Step-2.

Configurations:

Type: Background Information

Additional File Option: Import by re-loading all data with your new changes

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Validate if the Import was successful by Exporting the Extended User Information or by checking the portlet in Employee Profile/ People Profile

via Export Extended User Info.

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via Employee Profile / People Profile

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Keywords

KBA , LOD-SF-EP , Employee Profile , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1611