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2808336 - The 'Edit Link' Permission in Employee Central


  • What is the Edit Link Permission for a Current Page?
  • This KB article discusses the RBP permission 'Edit Link' which can be seen under Employee Central Effective Dated Entities.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central


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  • When the "Edit link" option is disabled, the Edit/History icon is not visible in the UI- based on the permissions.
  • Edit Link with View Current/History and Edit/Insert will enable the Edit link.
  • Edit Link with only View Current/History doesn't have any use case.
  • Edit Link with Correct/Delete doesn't have any use case.
  • With the Edit Link (Edit/Insert) permission, a new effective record can be created same as from History page (Edit/Insert) permission.

FAQ - Additional Information

Q) Where can I get Guide?

A) Guide: Employee Central Master

Chapter: Employee Central Effective Dated Entities Permissions

See Also

  1. 2808336 - The 'Edit Link' Permission in Employee Central
  2. 2092785 - Employee Central:How to restrict manager's from making changes via job history: changes must be done via take action
  3. 2562775 - Which Permissions Control the Edit and Add Icons for the Job Relationship Portlet
  4. 2551015 - Is it possible to restrict Termination through Insert New Record?
  5. 2604679 - Users Cannot Delete Employee Effective Dated Records.
  6. 2666422 - Error "No data available or you do not have the necessary permission." when editing or inserting a new record to Position using the same Effective Start Date


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