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2784101 - Unable to Open or Edit Panels - ONB


This Knowledge Base article provides an explanation on how to grant permissions to edit panels within SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding.

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log into On-boarding application
  2. Navigate to Settings > Panels
  3. Click on any custom panel
  4. Notice you can't click to see any field properties 

See example below:



This is a permission issue. The permission for the affected user was removed from "HR Administrators" role. As a result, the panel edit option was revoked.


  1. Log into the On-boarding application 
  2. Navigate to Security > Group
  3. Click the HR Admin HR Administrators 
  4. Click on Edit > Navigate to Other Properties tab
  5. Check the Edit Panels checkbox 

See example below:


Once completed, verify issue has been resolved:

  1. Navigate to Settings > Panels
  2. Click on any custom panel
  3. Notice you now have access to see the field properties

See example below:


See Also

KB article 2082750 - What are Roles for Groups and Group Permissions under the Security tab? - Onboarding


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