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2522660 - You don't have permission to view workflows - Extension Center


  • Try to add Workflow under extension center the follow error appears: You don't have permission to view workflows.
  • Try to give the permissions under Manage Foundation Objects Types

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. The below error appears when click on Worflows under the extension center:


  1. In manage permission roles the below error appears:




The below options should be enabled in our background system:

  •  Workflow
  •  Enable the Attachment Manager
  •  Employee Central Foundation Objects
  •  Effective Dated Data Platform
  •  Employee Central V2 (not required for non-EC customers)
  •  Enable Business Rules for Workflow Derivation (not required for non-EC customers)
  •  Your corporate data model does not have the Workflow Configuration object defined.


Raise an incident with the component LOD-SF-MDF in order to enable those options.


workflows - Extension Center - custom MDF , KBA , LOD-SF-MDF-XC , Extension Center , LOD-SF-MDF-WFL , Custom Object based Workflows , Problem


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