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2266737 - Missing Approvals Link on User's Side in SuccessFactors Learning


User cannot see the "Approvals" in the Links tile section of the user interface within the SuccessFactors Learning Management System

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log in to the LMS instance, click on the Home tab
  2. The Approvals in the Links tile section are missing
  3. As a result, Learning cannot be approved


The Approval link is related to a workflow which was not assigned to the user role:



The issue can be resolved by the following steps:

  1. Check what role is your User assigned to


  1. Navigate to SystemAdmin > Security > Role Management and narrow the search by role type: User
  2. Click on edit button for role specific role:


  1. Click on workflows and then add one or more from list (to add the missing workflow to your role)
  2. Search for "access approval" and add it by checking the checkbox beside > ADD
  3. Then proxy as the user or navigate to your HOME tab to confirm the link is now available:



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