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3285156 - "Enable Database Sequence to generate next Employee ID" is not available in Company System and Logo Settings


Cannot find the Enable Database Sequence to generate next Employee ID checkbox under Company System and Logo Settings.


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Admin Center > Company System and Logo Settings;
  2. Enable Database Sequence to generate next Employee ID checkbox is not available.


The database sequence option for Employee IDs is now the system default.

See Also

Guide: User ID Generation

Guide: Generating User IDs

  • 2493579 - Employee Central: Person/User IDs Used Within Employee Central - SuccessFactors Employee Profile
  • 2495643 - SuccessFactors User IDs - Clarifying the Different IDs
  • 2912730 - User ID sequence in EC
  • 2651239 - Cannot Add New Hire: Unable to generate unique Employee ID. Sequence needs to be updated
  • 2418814 - How to configure an MDF Sequence object and Business Rule to auto-generate Person ID during Hire 
  • 2678155 - Rule-based Generation of UserID/Username for Hires & Rehires with New Employment


database sequence, user id generation, employee central, user id, hire , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-HIR , Hire & Rehire Wizards , How To


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