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2819717 - Cannot configure attachments for Employee Profile


  • How to attach files to employee records in SuccessFactors in Employee Profile
  • Cannot configure attachments for Employee Profile

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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Profile


  1. Go to "Manage Business Configuration" > Employee Profile > Background Elements > required block (in this example certificates).
  2. Create a custom field and set Field Name = ATTACHMENT_ID


     3. Now in the UI you can see this attachment field. Click on the attachment pin symbol besides Document field.


     4. Now click on + Add symbol to upload file/attachments, and click Done.


     5. Go back to the UI and you can see the field with attachment URL.


Please note that only one attachment field in each background element is supported.

See Also

2300512 - Employee Profile: How to add standard and background fields to Employee Profile?

2218874 - Upload of attachments to Employee Profile - SuccessFactors Employee Profile


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