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2789690 - How to search by partial external code in an Instance Sync (MDF entity)

Symptom

When performing an Instance Sync between MDF entity, is not possible to search partial external code. The search is only completed if you search for the full external code;

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite

Resolution

Since release b1905 is possbile to serach MDF entity by entering the partial external code, for example: you have the external code STATE_AUT in your environment and you woudl like to search this value only with the word STATE.

You can start the Instance Sync process and in the pages where you select the MDF values, you can place and search the word STATE in External Code field:

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Then all MDF values with the word STATE will be shown:

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See Also

2088055 - Instance Synchronization Feature Guide & need to know information - Platform

2227046 - Instance Synchronization tool - Data for the MDF Objects not getting synced

2732734 - Instance Synch issue: Source Instance RBP role [NAME OF THE ROLE] contains MDF object permissions configured, ignore it

2596770 - Pre-delivered MDF objects throws an error on Instance Sync Too

2431933 - MDF Object Definition is disabled in Instance Sync due to version mismatch

Keywords

MDF parameter, instance synchronization wizard, half external codes, , KBA , LOD-SF-PLT-SYN , Instance Synch , Problem

Product

SUCCESSFACTORS BIZX SUITE 1905