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2712153 - Unable to Purge Activities of Candidate - Onboarding


Onboarding Data Purge is not working, although the purges appear to have been processed, we can still view the Onboarding activities for each user

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SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to SAP SuccessFactors HCM > Admin Center > Company Setting > Purge Request Monitor
  2. Once approval is given, approval will transfer to Approved Requests
  3. Status is equals to completed with Preview Report of Empty Preview Report

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Incorrect purge type request (DRTM Purge Onboarding 2.0)


For Live Customer(s), Implementation Partner(s), and Consultant(s)

When selecting the type of purge, choose DRTM Onboarding Purge for the current SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding version. See KBA 2638035.

For SAP SuccessFactors Cloud Product Support

Please use the instruction manual on how to proceed, in the internal note


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SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding all versions