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3491954 - Issue adding date field as a column to Manage Pending Hires: [COE0019] cannot convert property MPH2ONB2Entity


Add a customer date field to Manage Pending Hire column, error pops up:

[COE0019]XXXX:ODDynamicContext@55fb7dbf: cannot convert property MPH2ONB2Entity.employmentInfo_custom_date3 value to odata4j property value.expected type is :datetime, but given type is: java.lang.String value:.

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The custom date field is not filterable.

Only filterable fields can be set as Manage Pending Hire column.


Please refer to the API dictionary in Admin Center >> OData API Data Dictionary or the API metadata using query: https://<api-server>/odata/v2/<Entity>/$metadata. 

Select the field with filterable=true to be MPH column.

See Also

 API Reference Guide (OData V2)


MPH, MPR , KBA , LOD-SF-OBX-EC , Integration EC - MPH, Hire , Problem


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