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2814464 - Q3 1908 - Onboarding Release Information FAQ


This Knowledge Base Article provides information on all major onboarding functionalities coming up in 1908 Release.

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  • SAP Successfactors HCMSuite
  • Onboarding


This document summarizes Onboarding information about new features and enhancements.


Product Documentation:

The documentation can also be found on the SAP Help Portal under SAP SuccessFactors Release Information, quick links under "What's New" section will provide the detailed release summary across application. 

Release summary Information:

Module Specific Enhancements & Features:

Component ID Feature Description Before & After Additional Information
LOD-SF-OBD ONB-23743   Compliance The I-9 Form updated. 


After: In section 2, user can select I-20 or I-766

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Click here for more info about Lawful Permanent Resident & I9

Click here for more info in Pennsylvania update

New Version Wisconsin State form 2019
New Version SS-5 Form (Several fields in Panel and form updated)
The Quebec Source Deductions Return Form was updated and the changes are available in English and Canadian-French.


The Tax File Number form was updated with the new version.
Pennsylvania work and Residency Tax table
LOD-SF-OBD-INT ONB-23630 Rules A new "rule registration location information" feature has been implemented in addition to the already existing functionality of providing “assignments” or “rule registration information”. For an existing rule or a newly created rule, this feature allows you to directly navigate to the correct screen to assign the rule. Like the "assignments" information, also the "rule registration location information" will be provided by the applications, that is, the rule scenarios.



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LOD-SF-OBD ONB-24599 In Onboarding > Settings > Data Dictionary, when a field is related to multiple panels, it automatically gets the properties "StartIndex" and "NumberOfField". Previously, these properties were not visible to the users. However, it is very important to make these properties visible to the users for the Onboarding and Employee Central integration. With this release, fields that are related to multiple panels, the "StartIndex" and "NumberOfField" properties, along with the value, which is set to “-1” are displayed in read-only mode to the users. For fields that are not related to multiple panels, the "StartIndex" and "NumberOfField" properties, along with the value, which is set to “-1” are displayed in read-write mode. Before:Multipanel property not set

After: Automatically gets StartIndex and NuberOfField properties for Multipanels

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ONB-25360 Onboarding Data Review Tool Getting an error when access Onboarding Data review Tool from Admin center.

KBA : Click here to know more about the work around.


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