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2732680 - USER x ADMIN permission modes - SuccessFactors OData API Permissions


  •  Which permissions grant read only or write permissions?
  •  Which permissions overrides RBP?


SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

  • Odata API


User Mode

Assigned RBP settings determine what entities can be viewed and what can be done with them. You will sometimes see the term RBP mode, should be similar to the term User Mode.

Admin Mode

Allows full access to Employee Central OData API entities and operations. You will only use this in a limited number of cases chiefly technical integrations. Admin Mode overrides any RBP (role based permission) settings that have been made.The term technical user or non-RBP usually is the same as Admin Mode.

You will find in the WorkBook SAP SuccessFactors API Reference Guide each permission specified and the permissions that overrides RBP.

See Also

 2635970 - How to Restrict field level permissions for API access to EC portlets/entities

2653164 - Odata API query permissions

2316798 - How to restrict API access to specific Employee Central Entities and Fields


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