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3016071 - Platform Feature Settings - An overview

Symptom

Question regarding implications of enabling features in platform feature settings

Environment

SAP Successfactors HXM Suite

Resolution

Go to Admin Center > Platform Feature Settings

Setting 

 

Live Profile

Enable/ Disable access to Live Profile

Enable Qualtrics

Enable/Disable Qualtrics Integration. To be used when revert upgrade is no longer possible. (deploying b2105 release)

User Directory

Enable / Disable User Directory in Org Chart >Directory Tab

Send Welcome Message (Only applies to Employee Import, Bulk Employees Import and Delta Employees Import in Provisioning and APIs.)

If this feature is enabled, the welcome message setting in the new and existing import jobs will be enabled immediately, no matter whether you selected the option or not on the import pages and API integration.  

Hide Username in the UI

If this feature is enabled, username won't be displayed on the Global Header and the employee quickcard. You cannot run a username search or see username in the search results in the areas that have adopted People Search, which include the Global Header, Org Chart, People Profile, Change Audit Report, and others.  

Show User ID in Scheduled Job Output

Show User ID in Scheduled Job Output

Disable Sending HRIS Sync Email by API Call

Disable Sending HRIS Sync Email by API Call

Hide Peers

 As of the b1902 release, the "Hide Peers" option controls the display of "Peers" in the Goal Plan User Search, Profile people picker/User Search and the Career Development Plan User Search. 2317478 - Is is Possible to Hide Peers in Profile People Picker/User Search? - Employee Profile

Picklist Management: Automatically copy External Code to Non Unique External Code

Picklist Management: Automatically copy External Code to Non Unique External Code  2824572 - Non-Unique External Code - MDF Picklist

Display All Expanded Duplicate Records

It is an EC feature customers are advised to contact PS before enabling this feature; it overrides the default behavior of filtering out duplicate expand records.” in personinfoNav.

Enable Upgrade Center Permission - requires "Role-based Permission"

2196363 - Upgrade Center access permission

Enable Business Process Engine

This is a backend feature, that certain SF module rely on to provide their functionality. I may be need or not depending on which feature the client wants. For example, Onboarding and RCM use BPE. The client does not interact directly with BPE.

Use ProcessJob Identity

This is a system id used to execute BPE jobs for the client, of course BPE must be enabled.

Use Process Definition Creator Identity

This has been removed and would not impact BPE as the feature is removed.

Specify User Identity

This is the user id to specify in case BPE jobs need to be executed under a specific user Id different than the default.

Unified Picklist Management (Toggling the checkbox will not impact the state of picklists in this instance.)

 If the checkbox is checked, picklists have been migrated. If it's unchecked, picklists have not been migrated yet.
Note: Manually checking or unchecking the Unified Picklist Management checkbox has no effect. Although the UI appears to let you change it, no change is saved. When you reload the page, the checkbox resets to the accurate state, based the migration status.

Add Permission: View Completed Workflows

Enable Add Permission: View Completed Workflow if you want to control access to approved, rejected or canceled workflows.  

Enforce Four-Eyes Principle On Workflow Step Approval

Selecting this option ensures that the workflow initiator cannot be an approver for their own workflow request  

Per Company Encryption

If enabled, SuccessFactors internal encryption API (SFEncrypter) uses different encryption keys for different companies.  

Security Scan of User Inputs

If this feature is enabled, user inputs are scanned for security and rejected if any malicious content is identified.  

Enable Dynamic Group Definition Report

Enable Dynamic Group Definition Report

Enable the Custom Field of Data Privacy Consent Statements

Aside from countries and regions, you can enable this option to have one more dimension to create or filter Data Privacy Consent Statements.  

Enable Homepage v3 Dynamic Custom Tiles

Enables Dynamic tile as per 2724981 - [UI-14827 Dynamic Custom Tiles] How to Enable Dynamic Third-Party Content for the New Home Page V3

Exclude Assignment ID Column from the User Data Template

If you don't want to include assignment ID in the user data file, select Exclude Assignment ID Column from the User Data Template in Admin Center  Platform Feature Settings. There is no impact excluding the assignment ID as the field will default to Userid. Exclude Assignment ID Column from the User Data Template

Enable SuccessFactors eSignature

Configuring SuccessFactors e-Signature - Help Guide

Enable Secondary Login Feature

It is required that the feature "Enable Secondary Login" is turned on, in the instance for you to grant support access for a user. 2088892 - How to Grant Support Access to SuccessFactors Support Staff


Disable Built-In Support (Support tab will not be displayed across the application for Admin users)

Support tab will not be displayed across the application for Admin users

 

 

 

 

 

See Also

2317478 - Is is Possible to Hide Peers in Profile People Picker/User Search? - Employee Profile

2824572 - Non-Unique External Code - MDF Picklist

2196363 - Upgrade Center access permission

2724981 - [UI-14827 Dynamic Custom Tiles] How to Enable Dynamic Third-Party Content for the New Home Page V3

Exclude Assignment ID Column from the User Data Template

Configuring SuccessFactors e-Signature - Help Guide

2088892 - How to Grant Support Access to SuccessFactors Support Staff

Keywords

Platform Feature Settings, Expanded Duplicate Records, Business Process Engine,  ProcessJob Identity ,Specify User Identity , KM-10931, ECT-44470 , KBA , LOD-SF-PLT-UEX , Employee Export Issues , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite all versions