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3203863 - How To Correct or Remove address Information Record via Import in Full Purge mode


How To  Correct or Remove address  Information Record via Import in Full Purge mode 

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  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central


Step 1: Run Adhoc Report

  1. Go to Analytic then Adhoc Report
  2. Create new Report
  3. Select  sub domain: Person and Employment Export
  4. In Column, Select only column Employee Address Info
  5. Filter Test user: 
  6. Save
  7. back up  your report into Your Desktop (Will Be used as a Backup)

    Step 2: Export Blank Template

    1. Go to  Import Employee Data
    2. Download Template
    3. select Address
    4.  In Select Country / Region: select country base on test user legal entity
    5. Generate Template

    Step 3: Build Your Address Import file

    • Fill Your Blank template based on Your Address Information Report 

    Step 4: Run a Address Full purge import for the user

    • Review the populated import template to ensure all data are correct
    • If the fields in the Adhoc report and import template match, copy and paste can speed up this portion of the process
    • Take note of the effective dates of your records to ensure there is no overlap

    Make sure the end date column is not populated

    1. In Admin Center > Import Employee Data, for example, select Address
    2. Choose the Full Purge option checkbox 
    3. Choose the file created in step above and select Validate to confirm the information is correct

    FAQ - Additional Information

    Q) Where can I get information on this from the Guide?

    A) Guide: Managing Mass Changes in Employee Central

    Chapter:  Address Imports

    See Also

    • 2317955 - Correct or Remove Job Information record via Import in Full Purge mode mode
    • 2413486  - Correct or Remove Compensation Information record via Import in Full Purge
    • 2315276 - Employee Central - Data Imports Useful Information
    • 2092850 - How to make changes to Employee Data on mass via Import - Employee Central


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