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2739389 - User is able to edit skill profile section despite having only view permission - Job Profile Builder


User is able to edit the skills profile section even though they have only view permission.

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Reproducing the Issue

Edit permission for the skill profile is not given for the user but still is able to edit skill profile in employee profile.





This is as per current system design.


A person can add the skills in skill profile even with only view permission but cannot rate any skill. We can say that Adding Skill to profile is not restricted with permission.

In skill portlet the permissions are defined to control whether to be able to rate certain skills or not, for the scenario adding new self report skills, right now it is not under RBP permission controlled.

In other words, skill portlet is designed a bit differently, it is permissioned through RBP with target population that allows different people to have various permission to rate skill.

There is a tricky part for portlets in EP page, you need to have "edit button" to switch into edit mode, otherwise you cannot make any changes to the portlet. So if you want users who have Skill Profile's view permission and hide the edit button, even configured with edit permission of rated skill, there's no way for them to rate.

If you think the possibility to have this feature in the system would be useful on your business, you can share your ideas via Customer Influence Portal for our Product Management team to review it.

See Also

KB Article 2090228 - How to Submit Ideas for SAP SuccessFactors Products


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