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2568246 - How To Set Last Name In Personal Information As Non Mandatory


Set Last Name in the Personal Information portlet as non mandatory.


Successfactors - Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  • Navigate to Admin Center
  • Manage Business Configuration UI -> Click on PersonalInfo
  • Select the Last Name field and set Mandatory as 'No'
  • On save the Mandatory field reverts back to 'Yes'


It is currently not possible to set First Name and Last Name as Non mandatory.

See Also

Data Model Field Information for Employee Central


First name Last name Mandatory Personal Information portlet , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-PER , Person Data (All Person Data Types) , How To


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