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2484161 - SuccessFactors Metadata Framework (MDF) Guide

Symptom

  • What is the Metadata Framework and how to implement it?
  • How to create a custom MDF object
  • How to create MDF object instances
  • How does the migration to MDF happen?

Environment

  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite
  • Metadata Framework (MDF)

Resolution

What is the Metadata Framework and how to implement it?

How to create a custom MDF object:

  • If you need more than the Foundation Objects (FO) contained in SuccessFactors, you can create additional ones, that are called custom MDF objects.
  • For information on how to create it, see KB article 2285199 - How to create a Custom Foundation Object

How to create MDF object instances?

  • After creating the MDF object, you will be able to create instances for it.
  • In this SAP Help Portal page you can see how to perform it: Creating an MDF Object Instance

How the migration to MDF happens?

  • All details regarding the migration to Metadata Framework are described in the Implementation Guide

Keywords

SF, success factors, implement, meta data , KBA , LOD-SF-MDF , Metadata Framework , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite all versions