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3213337 - Upsert to Position is completed with success (200) but parentPosition is empty


You have upserted a Position via Postman or any other tool to test Odata API calls.

The return code is 200 and mentions that the position was UPSERTED.

After that you chack in Successfactors and notice that parentPosition field (even being part of the payload) is empty.



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


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


upsert parentPosition, Property parentPosition is a navigation property, the given value should be an object, odata upsert , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-API , API & Adhoc API Framework , How To

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