Service Directory > v31.2 > Financial_Management > Get_Supplier_Categories
 

Operation: Get_Supplier_Categories

This service operation will get Supplier Categories for the specified criteria. Supplier Category data includes the Supplier Category ID and the Supplier Category Name. Supplier Categories are used to maintain suppliers and apply accounting rules to procurement transactions. You can also use Supplier categories when selecting or searching for Suppliers. All Suppliers must have one and only one category. The request criteria can be for a single transaction based on Reference, or all transaction can be retrieved if no criteria is specified.


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Web Service

 

Request

 

Response

 

Element(s)

 

Request Element: Get_Supplier_Categories_Request

Contains request reference, criteria, filter and response group for getting Supplier Category data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@version string [0..1] Web Service version  
Request_References [Choice]   Supplier_Category_Request_References  [0..1]  Get Supplier Categories Request References   
Request_Criteria [Choice]   Supplier_Category_Request_Criteria  [0..1]  Get Supplier Categories Request Criteria   
Response_Filter  Response_Filter  [0..1]  Get Supplier Categories Response Filter 
Validation Description
Page Number cannot be zero.  Page number cannot be zero. 
 
Response_Group  Supplier_Category_Response_Group  [0..1]  Get Supplier Categories Response Group   
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Response Element: Get_Supplier_Categories_Response

Element containing Supplier Category response elements including received criteria, references, data based on criteria and grouping, results filter and result summary
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@version string [0..1] Web Service version  
Request_References  Supplier_Category_Request_References  [0..1]  Get Supplier Categories Request References   
Request_Criteria  Supplier_Category_Request_Criteria  [0..1]  Get Supplier Categories Request Criteria   
Response_Filter  Response_Filter  [0..1]  Get Supplier Categories Response Filter 
Validation Description
Page Number cannot be zero.  Page number cannot be zero. 
 
Response_Group  Supplier_Category_Response_Group  [0..1]  Get Supplier Categories Response Group   
Response_Results  Response_Results  [0..1]  Get Supplier Categories Response Results   
Response_Data  Supplier_Category_Response_Data  [0..1]  Get Supplier Categories Response Data   
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Supplier_Category_Request_References

part of: Get_Supplier_Categories_Request, Get_Supplier_Categories_Response
Element containing reference instances for a Supplier Category
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Supplier_Category_Reference  Supplier_CategoryObject  [1..*]  Reference to an existing Supplier Category   
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Supplier_CategoryObject

part of: Supplier_Category_Request_References, Supplier_Category
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  Supplier_CategoryObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Supplier_CategoryObjectID

part of: Supplier_CategoryObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Supplier_Category_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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Supplier_Category_Request_Criteria

part of: Get_Supplier_Categories_Request, Get_Supplier_Categories_Response
Element containing Supplier Category request criteria
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
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Response_Filter

part of: Get_Supplier_Categories_Request, Get_Supplier_Categories_Response
Parameters that let you filter the data returned in the response. You can filter returned data by dates and page attributes.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
As_Of_Effective_Date  date  [0..1]  Indicates the date when application data, such as benefits and compensation, are deemed effective in the Workday system. (Also referred to as the "Effective Moment".) If not specified, this date defaults to TODAY.   
As_Of_Entry_DateTime  dateTime  [0..1]  Indicates the date and time that data was entered into the system. (This field is also referred to as the "Entry Moment".) If not specified, defaults to the CURRENT DATE/TIME.   
Page  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  Indicates the page of data to return in the response, and defaults to the first page (Page = 1). For responses that contain more than one page of data, use this parameter to retrieve the additional pages of data. For example, set Page = 2 to retrieve the second page of data. Note: If you set the page parameter, you must also specify the "As_Of_Entry_Date" to ensure that the result set remains the same between your requests.   
Count  decimal (3, 0) >0   [0..1]  Sets the number of objects to return within each response page (Min = 1, Max = 999, Default = 100 if not set). Any values you set must be between 1-999.   
Validation Description
Page Number cannot be zero.  Page number cannot be zero. 
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Supplier_Category_Response_Group

part of: Get_Supplier_Categories_Request, Get_Supplier_Categories_Response
Element containing Supplier Category response grouping options
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Include_Reference  boolean  [0..1]  Include Reference   
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Response_Results

part of: Get_Supplier_Categories_Response
The "Response_Results" element contains summary information about the data that has been returned from your request including "Total_Results", "Total_Pages", and the current "Page" returned.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Total_Results  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  The total number of results that have been returned from your request.   
Total_Pages  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  The total number of pages that exist for your request. A page of data in WWS contains a maximum of 100 entries. So, if you have exactly 1,000 employees returned in a request, then you will have 10 pages of data that will need to be retrieved to build your complete dataset. Each page contains a maximum of 100 entries.   
Page_Results  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  Number of Results in current page.   
Page  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  The page of data that has been returned for the given request.   
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Supplier_Category_Response_Data

part of: Get_Supplier_Categories_Response
Wrapper Element that includes Supplier Category Instance and Data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Supplier_Category  Supplier_Category  [0..*]  Supplier Category   
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Supplier_Category

part of: Supplier_Category_Response_Data
Wrapper Element that includes Supplier Category Instance and Data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Supplier_Category_Reference  Supplier_CategoryObject  [0..1]  Reference to an existing Supplier Category   
Supplier_Category_Data  Supplier_Category_Data  [0..*]  Supplier Category Data   
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Supplier_Category_Data

part of: Supplier_Category
Element containing all Supplier Category data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Supplier_Category_ID  string  [0..1]  Supplier Category Reference ID. This is the Supplier Category unique identifier   
Supplier_Category_Name  string  [1..1]  Free form text field for a meaningful Supplier Category Name 
Validation Description
Enter a unique Supplier Category Name. [name] is already in use.  The Supplier Category Name is already in use. 
 
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Supplier_CategoryReferenceEnumeration

part of: Supplier_CategoryObjectID
Base Type
string
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