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2769598 - Change property name of MDF Object in Data Dictionary - SuccessFactors OData

Symptom

Need to change a MDF property name in OData API Data Dictionary.

Environment

SuccessFactors BizX - all versions.

Cause

You have a MDF object property that needs to have their name changed in the OData API Data Dictionary.

Resolution

As part of the phased migration of Foundation Objects (FO) to Metadata Framework (MDF), the FOs Cost Center, Business Unit, Division, Department, Legal Entity, Job Classification, Job Function, Job Family, Pay Group, and PayCalendar have been migrated. After migration, these FOs are now Generic Objects (GO).

The element type mapping shows the mapping between HRIS field names and field names for the GOs. The steps to view the element type mapping for a migrated Foundation Object are described here:

  1. Go to Admin Center;
  2. Go to Manage Data;
  3. Select Element Type Map for EC Migration;
  4. Search the desired entity and perform the change. 

After changing the field name, perform a Metada Refresh to update this information on the OData API Data Dictionary.

See Also

Find more information on MDF Fields on reference guide: SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central OData API: Reference Guide and How to perform a Metadata Refresh

Keywords

MDF; GO; Element Type Map; Cost Center; Business Unit; Division; Department; Legal Entity; Job Classification; Job Function; Job Family; Pay Group; PayCalendar; Property name; OData API Data Dictionary , KBA , LOD-SF-INT , SF Integrations - EC Payroll, Boomi/ HCI, API , LOD-SF-INT-EC , EC SF API/OData Entities , LOD-SF-INT-MDF , Core MDF , LOD-SF-INT-ODATA , OData API Framework , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite all versions