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2847576 - How to add a DG Filter in "Manage Business Configuration" - Employee Central

Symptom

Customer needs a new field to be added as DG Filter and used in permission groups.

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

This can be done by adding the field in the DG Filter section in the succession data model (as this envolves handling with Provisioning, you should engage your Implementation Partner or raise a ticket with Support), or the admin can add it in "Manage Business Configuration" (BCUI).

Cause

Resolution

  1. Open "Manage Business Configuration" (BCUI);
  2. Expand "Filters" section;
  3. Expand "Dynamic Group Filters";
  4. Click "DGFilters";
    DG1.png
  5. Then click in "Details";
    DG2.png
  6. You'll be able to add EP fields in "Standard Element" dropdown list, or EC fields by selecting an "HRIS Element" and clicking "Details";
    DG3.png
  7. Then, at the bottom of the dropdown list you will see all the available EC standard and EC custom fields (please note that Country Specific Fields are not supported);
    DG4.png
  8. Select the required field, hit "Save" and it will be available as a filter in "Permission Groups".


Notes:
 

  • Please note that country-of-company field is not supported for use as a DG Filter. Instead it is recommended to use: company.country of regirsation
  • If adding EP fields, please ensure you look through this KBA.

Dynamic Groups dropdown shows all the standard element dg-filters which are mentioned in Standard Fields Available to Use as Filters in Permission Groups.

Standard Fields Available to Use as Filters in Permission Groups

The fields that can be used when defining permission groups are the standard fields listed below, as well as any of the HRIS fields when Employee Central is enabled.

benchStrength

citizenship

city

country

custom01

custom02

custom03

custom04

custom05

custom06

custom07

custom08

custom09

custom10

custom11

custom12

custom13

custom14

custom15

dateOfBirth

dateOfPosition

department

division

ethnicity

External Source Channel (Only available if Learning is enabled.)

futureLeader

gender

hireDate

impactOfLoss

jobCode

keyPosition

location

married

minority

nationality

newToPosition

reasonForLeaving

riskOfLoss

state

Team View

timeZone

title

username

zipCode

jobLevel

When there is no "standard-element-ref" tag configured in succession data model under "permission-group-filter" tag.

If there is at least one "standard-element-ref" tag available then it checks if it valid(the ones in above documentation) then display it in Dynamic groups dropdown.

permission-group-filter can be Export from Master data model

 

  • Export master data model from : 3153500 - How to Download Data Models, Picklists and other configuration files for Employee Central - SuccessFactors

Or

FAQ - Additional Information

Q) Where can I get information on this from the Guide?

A) Guide: Implementing Role-Based Permissions

Chapter - Standard Fields Available to Use as Filters in Permission Groups and How Do You Specify Which Fields to Use?

See Also

  • 2591825 - Custom DG Filter
  • 2899566 - Receiving "Invalid Group Detected" when editing permission groups
  • 2880552 - How to add additional employee profile fields in Manage Business Configuration - Employee Profile
  • 2236372 - Value not showing in RBP Permission Group - People Pool Category Search Filters List
  • 2713520 - DG Filters not Showing in Manage Business Configuration
  • 3153500 - How to Download Data Models, Picklists and other configuration files for Employee Central - SuccessFactors

Keywords

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Product

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