SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

3170912 - 'Request time off' card appears on the new homepage despite lacking Edit Permission on EmployeeTime


  • Despite not having Edit permissions to the EmployeeTime object, the "Request Time off" Quick card shows up on the Home page when enabled
  • After clicking on the card, the permission check is being respected, not allowing the user to request for absence.
  • However, the expectation is that the "Request Time off" card should not show up if the user doesn't have Edit Permission on EmployeeTime


  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Activate the "Request Time Off" card on the New Home Page
  2. Proxy as a user who has no Edit access to EmployeeTime Object
  3. Notice that the card appears


  • This is due to a gap in the design
  • The card will still be displayed for users even though the it doesn't let the user to apply for a leave,


The SAP engineering team is still working on this, the KBA will be updated once there is a release date finalized 


SF, EC, Success factors, Employee Central, MDF-48463, CRD-237 , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-TIM-UI , Team Absence Calender/ Workbench/ ESS UI's , LOD-SF-EC-TIM-ABS , Absence error's - Calculations, Deductions, TT&ET , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions