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2801149 - Preventing Quick Approval for Multiple Workflows


  • How to disable the Approve All button on the Workflow Approval Tile?
  • How to stop approver from mass approval of Workflows from the Home page tile?
  • How to ensure that the approvers open each workflow request, review the details, and approve them individually?

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Click on the "Approve requests" tile on home page :


  1. The System enables the User to select / check multiple Workflows pending for approval and approve them at once

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  1. How to prevent this?


 Missing permission


  • From the 1905 Release, there is a new permission setting called : "Prevent Quick Approval of Workflow"
  • Navigate to the Permission Role -> Manage Workflows and enable this setting

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  • This permission role disables the checkboxes next to each pending Workflow request, thereby preventing their selection for a mass approval.


See Also

Preventing Quick Approval for Multiple Workflows


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