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2829360 - Workflows and Business Rules - Are they Supported for EP Portlets?


  • Are Workflows and Business Rules Supported for Standard and Background Elements (EP) Portlets?
  • For example, can a workflow to be triggered when the employee uploads their certificates in standard element Formal Education?  


  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite- All Versions
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Profile- All Versions


This is currently not Supported


  • Workflows & Business Rules cannot be triggered for Background Elements and Standard Elements.
  • They are currently supported for EC-hris Elements and MDF objects. not Supported for EP Elements.
  • There is already an enhancement request created for this:

See Also

 2202935 - Workflows - Supported objects and triggers


SF, EC, Success factors, Employee Central, , KBA , LOD-SF-EP-BGD , Background Elements , LOD-SF-PLT , Platform Foundational Capabilities , LOD-SF-EC-WFL , Workflows - Configuration, Tools, Objects & Rules , Product Enhancement


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM all versions