OIM 11g R2: Delete User UDF Fields

(Doc ID 1498976.1)

Last updated on APRIL 08, 2018

Applies to:

Identity Manager - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
**Checked for Relevance on 21-Mar-2014**


How to delete a user UDF from OIM ?
First create a field :
  - created a sanbox
  - opened User Form
  - added a custom field named "MyCustomField". The type field is Text.
Now, due to a mistake during UDF creation, one may have to delete it.
Here's how to do it :
  - export the sandbox
  - remove UDF occurences in xml files
  - import the sandbox
After following these instructions, at the end the UDF field does not exist in the User form, but the associated database field still exits.
Is there a way to delete the database field without creating database inconsistency ?


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