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3399432 - Gateway Timeout : 504 in CPI and API Picklist


You are trying to upsert in batch of records using picklist and encountered an issue below

  • "Gateway Time out : 504" 


  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
    • CPI
    • API

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a query to upsert batch of records
  2. Encounter a Gateway Timeout 504 error


There is a known picklist performance issue.


  • Change the upsert to be performed in two steps. First create a picklist then create a position records.
  • Picklist performance is being analyzed by SAP engineering team and will be enhanced in the future with no current planned date. 


CPI, API, Gateway Time out, 504, Picklist , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-CPI , Standard SF to 3rd Party CPI (HCI) Content , Known Error


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