SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2905617 - Update button not appearing in Time Off Workflow - EC


  • Approver is unable to "Update" a submitted Leave/Time off Workflow
  • Update button is missing on the Time Off Workflow

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • Time Off

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Customer has a workflow setup on a Time Type.
  2. The workflow has Edit with Route change as an option as below

3. However, the approver is unable to see the Update button on the Triggered Workflow


  • This is an Expected behacior.
  • The Update workflow feature for MDF objects with Pending data = No is not supported. See the KBA here.
  • Since "EmployeeTime" is one such object, by design, we donot support an Update of Workflow for Time off Requests.


  • This is currently a Limitation on the product.
  • Please submit an enhancement request as per the KBA below : 

2090228 - How to submit enhancement requests for SAP SuccessFactors products

See Also

2625344 - Workflow "Update" option not available on few objects


SF, EC, Success factors, Employee Central, no update option for time off workflows, update button missing, time off workflow , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-TIM-WAN , Workflows - Alerts - Notifications , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , LOD-SF-EC-WFL , Workflows - Configuration, Tools, Objects & Rules , Problem


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


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