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2775374 - BCUI - You do not have the necessary permission error when editing fields.


When going in Manage Business Configuration, and clicking in an element you get an error message saying that "You do not have the necessary permission."

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SuccessFactors Business Configuration UI

Reproducing the Issue

  1.  Go to Manage Business Configuration;
  2. Select a field on the left pannel;
  3. Get  the error below:

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This is caused by lack of permission in a specific type of field (Standard, Background, Userinfo) in Manage Business Configuration UI.


To provide the necessary permission, you need to go to Manage Permission Roles, and select the role you want to allow to edit those fields in BCUI. Under administrator Permissions, Manage Business Configuration, choose the visibility and actions allowed for the objects listed. Provide view/edit permission as required for Standard, Background or Userinfo Elements.

For additional information on BCUI Permissions please refer to our BCUI guide in Setting Permissions for BCUI.


KBA , LOD-SF-EP-ADM , Roles & Permission / Directory search , LOD-SF-PLT , Platform Foundational Capabilities , Problem


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