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2324639 - How to populate object information from Employee Central to Custom Portlet or Objects via Business Rule?


How to populate object information from EC to custom portlets or objects?


  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • SAP SuccessFactors MetaData Framework

Reproducing the Issue

After creating a custom object containing externalCode as users and other fields that are Objects (Foundation Object and Generic Objects), you need to populate the data of the user from Employee Central (EC) to this Custom Object.

Example of a Custom Object:


NOTE: Please make sure that the externalCode is of USER type and the "Subject User Field" in the Object is externalCode.


Create an "OnChange" Rule and attach the rule to the field externalCode in the custom object you created.

Example of rule to populate data from EC to custom object:



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