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2955734 - Error: Mapping for Data Type APC_S_REGION_CODE, Code XXX, and Local Context YYY Does Not Exist


You are unable to replicate employees from SuccessFactors to Business ByDesign. An error occurred.Error: Mapping for Data Type APC_S_REGION_CODE, Code XXX, and Local Context YYY does not exist (where XXX is the department and YYY is the local context)


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Master Data Replication work center
  2. In Import, click on Employees view
  3. Search for any employee
  4. Click on Actions > Upload Data from Employee Central
  5. Note: There will a failed entry with selection date DD.MM.YYYY HH:MM.


There are missing code list mappings for RegionCode.


You need to maintain these mapping in the Business Configuration work center:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Click on Overview view
  3. Select Activities
  4. Search for Code List Mapping for Integration with External Applications and Solutions
  5. Click on it
  6. Click on Maintain Code List Mapping
  7. In section Code List mapping Definition, filter for RegionCode as Local Data Type Name
  8. Select Employee Central Integration
  9. In section Code List mapping Rule, click on Add Row
  10. In section Code List Mapping Rule, maintain the Mapping Rule and the Local Context
  11. In section Code List Mapping, maintain Local Code, Description, etc.

Note: The exact code from Employee Central needs to be maintained for successful processing.


Employee Central, daily run, Success Factors, ByD, employee replication, , KBA , AP-HMD-RPL , HCM-Master Data Replication , Problem


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