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2367139 - Workflows - "Send Back" to Initiator Grants Initiator More Permissions Than They had When Raising the Request


Description: The Workflow Initiator is able to edit fields that they did not originally have access to, when workflow is sent back by an Approver

Example: When a manager initially submits a workflow, he/she does not have permission to update Organizational Information. However, when a step approver sends the Workflow back for the Initiator to "Update" (via the Send Back option), the Initiator can now edit the fields they are only permission to "view" in the UI



  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Workflows


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions


Send Back, Workflows, Employee Central, In-Flight Edit, Respect Permission , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-WFL , Workflows - Configuration, Tools, Objects & Rules , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , How To

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