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2547241 - Custom MDF: Cannot query data for pending records via API - SAP SuccessFactors HXM suite


  • Cannot query data for records pending approval in MDF via API
  • What is the required permission for query for pending approval records in MDF

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  • SAP Successfactors HXM Suite
    • Metadata framework (MDF)
    • OData API

Reproducing the Issue

When querying the data for an MDF object, only the approved records are retrieved


Only the users who have access to Admin access to MDF OData API will be able to query data for pending records.


  • Go to Manage Permission Roles --> Permission
  • Select Metadata Framework --> Enable Admin access to MDF OData API


  • To query the record for Pending data use the query as below:

See Also

MDF handbook page regarding recordStatus parameter


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