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2458907 - Updating fields through PostReference API-Onboarding


  • Subset fields(ex:Address ,city,company) inside the corporate structure is not updated properly via PostreferenceFile API.


  • Applicable To All DataCenters.
  • API
  • Onboarding.


  • Xml file should follow the XSD format.
  • Below is the correct format of xml file and only below fields can be updated in corporate structure.

File Format:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<ReferenceFiles xmlns="">

  • if we want to update custom fields via postreferencefile API is not possible since custom fields is not supported in xsd.

  • If we add additional corporate structure levels structure,then Updating via API is not possible.

  • Additional corporate structure is solely related to that customer then it won't be supported


  • Onboarding
  • API
  • Corporate structure through API.
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