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2092679 - How to manually refresh the MDF Data Model - Employee Central


  • How to manually refresh the MDF Data Model?
  • We are getting errors when opening certain MDF Objects or data objects related to that MDF Object. How do we refresh the MDF Data Model to try to resolve these issues?


  • Employee Central


  • To refresh the MDF Data Model, please perform the following actions -:

1) Log into the instance in question, navigate to Configure Object Definitions.

2) Take a timestamp from that page (Show version information link at the bottom of the page) and note the APP server you are logged into.

3) Make a change to an existing Object, or create a new Object.

4) Once created or edited and the save is successful, log out of the instance.

5) Open a different web browser to what you used in steps 1 through 4 and log into the instance again.

6) Take another timestamp to ensure you are logged into a different APP server.

7) Navigate to the Object/data and ensure that it loads without errors.

  • If you still get errors when opening an object, please raise a case with the Customer Success team to further investigate the issue. Likely causes of additional errors are invalid rule associations, invalid object associations or invalid Field Criteria associations.


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