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2976724 - How to upsert with association for Custom MDF Objects in SuccessFactors OData API (inline)


You are trying to upsert records in parent/child entities using inline / associations of OData entities (like EC and MDF, MDF to MDF, etc).

This KBA will share samples of OData JSON and XML format with inline upserts (parent and child) in the same request payload.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee central
  • OData API


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions


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