2593544 - UpdateOnNull For SF User Connector not working

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2593544 - UpdateOnNull For SF User Connector not working


When trying to use the UpdateOnNull property for the User Connector - SF it is not working, even when correctly configured on System Configuration and field left blank.


SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to System Admin > Configuration > System Configuration > CONNECTORS;
  2. Set sfuser.connector.UpdateOnNull=ALL (also reproduced with CustomColumns and with some individual fields);
  3. Run the SF User Connector Job;
  4. The fields left blank were neither nullified, nor updated at all. 


Currently there is a typo on the Connector Workbook documentation.


The correct setting for the Update On Null functionality is to have it with the lower case "u" character, so that the setting is: sfuser.connector.updateOnNull

For example, in case to want to enable it to all fields, it would be:

See Also

2266821 - Nullifying custom columns via User Connector


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