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2519289 - PP3 - Cannot Access Time Sheet or error : "No rights to access the time sheet." even if all RBP were granted


  • Cannot view and request Time Sheet details for an employee in PP3 or People Profile
  • Time sheet missing in Role base permissing
  • error occured while view Time sheet : Error Message for Time Sheet:
  • The application error id would be accompanied by : No rights to access the time sheet or You are not authorized to view time sheet data or the user does not exist

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Employee Central - Time Sheet

Reproducing the Issue

  • Login
  • Go to People Profile and Search for user SAP and click on Timesheet tab
  •  Error Message for Time Sheet: 'No rights to access the time sheet or You are not authorized to view time sheet data or the user does not exist





Configuration issue

Missing timeSheetTab in Succession Data Model or BCUI

<tab-element id="timeSheetTab">
<label>Time Sheet</label>
<label xml:lang="de-DE">Zeiterfassung</label>
<label xml:lang="en-GB">Time Sheet</label>
<label xml:lang="es-ES">Hoja de tiempo</label>
<label xml:lang="pt-BR">Folha de tempo</label>


Please conduct below task , after enabling Time sheet in Provisioning

Customer Action:

  1. As a customer, you don't have access to Provisioning. To complete tasks in Provisioning, contact your implementation partner. If you're no longer working with an implementation partner, contact SAP Cloud Support.
  2. Customer must Approve a written approval before SAP enable Time Sheet Feature

implementation partner  or SAP Cloud Support Action:

Activate Time Sheet in Provisioning so that employees can record their time.

  • Access to Provisioning.

  • open Company Settings
  • Select Enable Time Sheet.

Customer Next Step Post Time Sheet activation:

Via Code or provisioning  - Succession data model 

Add the below  code for tab element in Succession Data Model or SDM:

<tab-element id="timeSheetTab">
<label xml:lang="en-GB">Timesheet</label>
<label xml:lang="de-DE">Timesheet</label>

Via BCUI  - Manage Business Configuration

Manage Business Configuration > Tab Elements > Create new



Step 3: Grant a Permission to Time Sheet

  • Go to Manage permission
  • select permission Role
  • Employee - View



FAQ - Additional Information

Q) Where can I get Guide?

A) Guide: Implementing Employee Central Time Management

Chapter:  Activating Time Sheet

See Also

2780040 - Time Off block in PP3 visible even if the user does not have permission


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