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2563955 - MDF OData - Metadata refresh updates in 1711


  • OData metadata refresh for MDF entities
  • Refresh MDF OData metadata job when MDF data model/GO definition changes > XAF-3043


  • SuccessFactors Cloud HCM: MDF
  • SuccessFactors Cloud HCM: OData


With the 1711 release, we have an enhancement introduced for OData metadata refresh on MDF entities. When any changes are made to the MDF object definitions either via the Configure Object Definitions page or Extension Center, an automatic job will be triggered in the background to refresh the OData Metadata

What is supported:

  • An Admin changes or creates an object definition exposed via OData API via Extension Center or COD page

  • An Admin enables/disables a feature via Upgrade Center leading to a change that requires OData metadata refresh

What is not supported currently:

  • Enabling/disabling a feature or changing the language packs via Provisioning leading to a change that requires OData metadata refresh
  • EC2MDF are not included in this new enhancement


Metadata Framework OData metadata refresh MDF , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-ODATA , OData API Framework , LOD-SF-FWK-MDF , MDF Framework , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1711