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2610558 - How to use the function import generateNextPersonID in Boomi


  • You are hiring employees in automated process
  • Your requirement is to generate Person ID from Boomi




The function import responsible for generating the next person ID is "generateNextPersonID"

  • You can create single person ID
  • You can create multiple Person ID

Procedure to obtain single person ID

  • Shapes involved
    • Start
    • HTTP connector + Operation
    • Stop
  • Steps to create
    • Use the start step and select No Data
    • Configure HTTP connection + Operation with the following data



    • stop
  • A simple process will look like this

 single person id demo.png

Procedure to obtain multiple Person ID’s

  • Shapes Involved
    • Start
    • Message step
    • HTTP connector + Operation
    • Stop
  • Steps to create
    • Use start step and use No Data
    • Use a message step and post the following payload(attached to the KBA)
    • The connection + operation will look like this


multiple person id.png

    • Note: Under the content type of the operation please maintain the following string: multipart/mixed; boundary=batch_36522ad7-fc75-4b56-8c71-56071383e77b and also under Resource path use $batch
    • Stop
  • A simple process will look like this

multiple person id demo.png

What is basic authentication?

OData API in SFSF when chosen for basic authentication works in the below format

 Let's assume

 username : A

company ID: C

Password for this user: P

Now while giving the username and password in the basic authentication format

Username should be: A@C

Password should be P

Also, you can refer to this KBA 2173792


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