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3007106 - Custom Fields of User entity / UDF in the CompoundEmployee response


You are trying to fetch the custom fields of your User Data File or also from your User entity in the SFAPI CompoundEmployee response.


  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
    • CompoundEmployee SFAPI


The OData.User or SFAPI.User entity custom fields cannot be added in the SFAPI Compound Employee.

You can see the fields selectable in one table inside the handbook or also under Admin center > SFAPI Data Dictionary.

If you want to add custom fields inside the SFAPI CE response, please consider/evaluate two forms of extensibility: Employee Central custom fields and custom MDF objects.

Refer to the Extensibility of the CompoundEmployee API section from the guide:


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