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Configuring Custom Fields to the Country Specific corporate Data Models. Currently there are 7 fields listed below with hard-coded sync-mappings delivered with the corporate Address element.

  1. addressLine1

  2. addressLine2

  3. addressLine3

  4. city

  5. state

  6. zip-code

  7. country

For example: If there if a requirement to customize the corporate address format of India to have an additional field like Floor, Street name, Number etc... based on organizational needs, follow the below configuration steps.

Country/Region Specific Corporate Data Model

The foundation objects from Corporate Data Model that need to be localized based on the country/region are configured in Country Specific corporate data model. In case the configuration for a particular country/region is missing, the definition in the Corporate Data Model is used.

Steps to add a custom Fields.

The following steps are used in adding a custom field to the Country Specific corporate data model.

Export Country Specific Corporate Data Models

  • Navigate to Provisioning >> Succession Management >> Import/Export Country/Region Specific XML for Corporate Data Model >> Select Export.

Save the file in the folder containing the DTD files from the course files.

Country specific corporate data model-Provisioning

  • To download from Instance, Go to: Admin Center > Import/Export Country/Region-Specific XML for Corporate Data Model.

    Verify the below permission is enabled in RBP:

    Administrator Permissions > Manage Foundation Objects > Import/Export Corporate Data Model and Import/Export Country/Region-Specific XML for Corporate Data Model.

                                   Country specific corporate data model-Instance


Updating custom fields using XML

  1. Open the CSF for the Corporate data model in your XML editor.

  2. Go to the country "IND".

    Country specific corporate data model

  3. Add the below XML example wherever required in the Corporate Address HRIS Element, to configure your corporate address for India.

    <hris-field max-length="256" id="custom-string1" visibility="both">

    <hris-field max-length="256" id="custom-string2" visibility="both">
    <label>Street Name</label>


    Corporate data model-Updated

  4. Save a new version of the CSF Corporate Data Model.

  5. Use the Action Search in instance or provisioning to navigate to the Import/Export Country/Region-Specific XML.

  6. Upload the CSF Corporate Data Model.

  7. Navigate to Manage Organization, Pay and Job Structures.

  8. Go to Create New → Location, the Country to India to verify that the Foundation Object meets the requirements and updated with custom fields.

    1. Updated CS Corporate Data Model


Hope this article clarifies how you add custom Fields to the Country Specific corporate Data Models. Hope the above approach helps with your business requirements.

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