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3006179 - Error when inserting data into startDate or endDate fields from a Background entity - Integration Center


You are inserting data into the fields startDate or endDate from a Background entity using Integration Center and the errors below are returning:

Mandatory value is missing for endDate for record userId:123

Reason: COE0027-Please add required properties in payload. Required properties startDate, endDate are missing. You can check which properties are required for an entity in Admin Center > OData API Data Dictionary or the entity metadata.. The row will not be processed for subsequent entities

If you try inserting the data via UI, this other error occurs:

The value 2020-12-01 for field startDate is not formatted correctly and cannot be displayed.

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