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Dayforce Connector

Version 2



Dayforce is an industry-leading, online human capital management platform. Use Domo's Dayforce connector to provide HR, payroll, talent management, and many more modern workforce management solutions. To learn more about the Dayforce API, visit their page (

You connect to your Dayforce account in the Data Center. This topic discusses the fields and menus that are specific to the Dayforce connector user interface. General information for adding DataSets, setting update schedules, and editing DataSet information is discussed in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.


To connect to your Dayforce account and create a DataSet, you must have the following:

  • Your Dayforce username and password

  • The client name space that uniquely identifies the Dayforce instance. 

Connecting to your Dayforce account

This section enumerates the options in the Credentials and Details panes in the Dayforce Connector page. The components of the other panes in this page, Scheduling and Name & Describe Your DataSet, are universal across most connector types and are discussed in greater length in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Credentials pane

This pane contains fields for entering credentials to connect to your Dayforce account. The following table describes what is needed for each field:  




Enter your Dayforce username.


Enter your Dayforce password.

Client Name Space

Enter the client name space that uniquely identifies your Dayforce instance.

Once you have entered valid Dayforce credentials, you can use the same account any time you go to create a new Dayforce DataSet. You can manage connector accounts in the Accounts tab in the Data Center. For more information about this tab, see Managing User Accounts for Connectors.

Details pane

This pane contains a primary Reports menu, along with various other menus which may or may not appear depending on the report type you select.




Select the Dayforce report you want to run. The following reports are available:

Get Report

Retrieves the data of the report customized on Dayforce.


Retrieves a list of documents.

Employee Availability

Retrieves employee availability information.

Employee Compensation Summary

Retrieves compensation information.

Employee Details

Retrieves details for a given employee.

Employee Ethnicity

Retrieves employee ethnicity information.

Employee Locations

Retrieves employee location data.

Employee Managers

Retrieves a list of employee managers. 

Employee Org Info

Retrieves data for where employees fall in the organization.

Employee Punch

Retrieves employee punchcard data. 

Employee Raw Punch

Retrieves employees' punchcard data in raw format.

Employee Schedule

Retrieves employee scheduling information.

Employee Time Away from Work

Retrieves data for how much time employees are spending away from work.

Employee Union

Retrieves employee union data.

Employee Work Assignments

Retrieves employee work assignment information.

Employee Work Contracts

Retrieves a list of employee work contracts.

Employee Job Postings

Retrieves a list of job postings.

X Ref Code Type

Select whether you want to pull data for all employees (All) or for a specific employee based on their employee code (Select XRef Code). 

Skip Employee Without Documents?

Check this box if you want your report to ignore employees who do not have documents in the system.

Employee Code

Select the code for the employee you want to retrieve data for.

Report Code

Select the report you want to import into Domo.


Select the status you want to filter your report by.

Include Date Filter?

Check this box if you wish to filter your report by date.


Select the desired date range for your report. 

Other Panes

For information about the remaining sections of the connector interface, including how to configure scheduling, retry, and update options, see Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.