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Retirement of Bulk Employees Import and Delta Employees Import

The Bulk Employees Import and Delta Employees Import job types are deleted as of May 21, 2021.

Key Dates

Future dates are subject to change.

Milestone Date Definition
End of Development November 11, 2020 The deprecation milestone after which SAP stops enhancing a product or part of a product. You can continue to use the software, but you should begin planning for a time when it will no longer be available for use. We still fix high-priority bugs.
End of Maintenance November 11, 2020 The deprecation milestone after which SAP does not fix bugs or deliver patches for the software. SAP continues to answer your how-to questions. We strongly encourage you to adopt an alternative method for your business scenario.
Deleted May 21, 2021 The deprecation milestone when a feature is no longer available for productive use. You should now be using an alternative method for your business scenario.

Deprecation Details

We retire the two import jobs for better performance because they’re likely to cause database deadlock or other data issues.

Bulk Employees Import and Delta Employees Import are import jobs in the Manage Scheduled Jobs tool in Provisioning. These import jobs are retired as of May 21, 2021. You can use below admin tools or job types as a replacement.
  Instances with Employee Central Enabled Instances without Employee Central
Admin Center Basic Import Employee Import
Job Type in Provisioning Employee Data Import (for Employee Central only) Employees Import

Additional Resources

Technical Details

Reference Number

PLA-10073

Type

Changed

Configuration Type

Universal

Lifecycle

Deleted

Module

Platform

Feature

User Account Management

Major or Minor

Link to Demo

Software Version

  • 1H 2020
  • 1H 2021

Valid as Of

2021-05-21

Latest Document Revision

2021-04-09