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2324625 - Compound Employee API always return External Codes


You would require field labels to be returned by the Compound Employee API.

You expect compound employee API to respond with field labels.However only a code is returned.


You expect api to return "Boston MA" in API response. However API returns "01".

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Reproducing the Issue

An example SOAP request and response are shown below that shows that the API returns external codes.

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This is as per the way the compound employee API is designed.


Compound Employee API will always return external codes and it doesn't deal with field labels.

This is expected behavior.

See Also

The behavior of the API would not differ whether the call is made from Boomi / SAP PI / HCI.


Compound Employee API returns external codes , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-CE , Compound Employee API , LOD-SF-INT , Integrations , LOD-SF-INT-API , API & Adhoc API Framework , Problem


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