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2091454 - People Profile/Live Profile Access Setting Permissions


How to grant and deny access to People Profile and v12 Profile from Users?
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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite
  • Employee Profile V12
  • SuccessFactors People Profile


People Profile:

For People Profile the permission setting that completelly removes profile access is found under Manage Permission Roles, General User Permission, then Live Profile Access.


V12 Live Profile/Legacy Permissions:

It is possible to choose who in your company will see the Live Profile link. To grant or remove the Live Profile permission you have to:

  1. Go to Admin Center
  2. Manage Security
  3. Live Profile Access.

Please note that Live Profile Access must be UNCHECKED under Default User Permissions in order for this to work as designed.

This means that as new users get added to the system, they won't have access to Live Profile until they are specifically permissioned to see it.


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