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2639965 - "[COE00020]target user id should not be null " error while executing the query for fetching data from Background entity

Symptom

While executing the query to fetch data from Background enitity following error is returned:

ERROR:

[COE00020]target user id should not be null

Environment

SuccessFactors

Reproducing the Issue

1. Execute the below query:

   https://apisalesdemo4.successfactors.com/odata/v2/Background_Education?$format=json

2. Response has the below error returned:

 Error_KBA.PNG

Cause

The user executing the query is not having appropriate permissions.

Resolution

Follow the below steps:

1. Go to Manage Permission Roles

2. Click on the role assigned to the user executing the query

3. Grant him the below permission

  • Adminstrator Permissions > Manager User > Export Extended User Information

Permission Settings.PNG

Keywords

[COE00020]target user id should not be null, Background entity, Manage User, Export Extended User Information, , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-ODATA , OData API Framework , LOD-SF-INT , SF Integrations - EC Payroll, Boomi/ HCI, API , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1802