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2501294 - Limitation of orderBy in Successfactors OData API in Navigations


Currently sorting in OData API's works only at Parent API level, when we try to sort the result data set using a field from navigation it does not support.

Note: This is a known limitation in Successfactors OData API.


Successfactors OData API

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Choose any object definiton in configure object definiton, To this object you have associated another object in one to many relation (1:N relation)
  2. Now,under manage data create some data for this object
  3. For this example, we have chosen cost center as the base entity and navigate to LegalEntity

 Data Sample:

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Currently this is a limitation in the OData API.

No work-around exists for the situation.


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