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3101549 - [2H2021]Deprecation of V12 Employee Profile APIs


1.Definition Of Terms
  • What is Deprecation ? - Announcement which informs to discourage use of a feature, technology and/or practice before deletion/decommissioning to allow users to implement a new technology.
  • What is Deletion / Decommission ? - Retirement phase where the service, feature or practice will no longer be available/accepted.

2. What does Deprecation of V12 Employee Profile API mean

•The legacy version of Employee Profile, V12 Employee Profile, has been replaced by the latest version, People Profile. The APIs for the legacy version are no longer needed, and is replaced by most recent People Profile APIs.


SAP Successfactors HXM Suite

  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite OData AP


1.The following APIs will be deleted in Place of People Profile Configuration Entities :




The API currently returns the scorecard and public profile type

 People Profile Configuration Entities


This entity is used to query dashboard configurations

You can use the Employee Profile configuration entities to query the configuration settings for People Profile, including settings for People Profile page, page header, sections, subsections, blocks, block links, fields, and MDF blocks. The values returned from these APIs correspond to the settings on the Configure People Profile page


This entity queries and retrieves the list of user info and standard element IDs in a userinfo portlet.


This entity provides public profile information that is not already available in other OData APIs. For example, "About Me" videos, "My Name" audio recordings, and "Introduction" text.


This entity queries and retrieves the list of user info and background portlets in the dashboard of the currently logged in user.

2.  Key Dates / Milestones to Note

See Also

SAP Successfactors HXM Suite Odata API Guide for People Profile Configuration Entities


CurrentDashboardTypes, EPProfileView, EPProfileUserInfoPortlet, EPPublicProfile, EPProfilePortlet, People Profile Configuration Entities , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-ODATA , OData API Framework , LOD-SF-INT , Integrations , Product Enhancement


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