SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2340712 - User has access to 'Edit' in MDF Portlet with only view permissions


A user with only 'View' permissions to the Payment Information portlet or a custom MDF portlet has the option to 'Edit' objects such as payment method, pay type and bank country


  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Cloud
  • Employee Central - Payment Information

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to the SuccessFactors portal as a user that has 'View' only permission to a custom MDF portal or the Payment Information portal
  2. Click edit on payment information portlet
  3. Click the edit icon beside payment method or bank country
  4. Select 'Edit' option on the portal and you can alter the objects


  • The issue was raised to Engineering as a defect and has been fixed


  • Engineering has fixed this issue and it is included in the 1702 release
  • The edit icon will still appear but will not allow you to edit, as the edit URL has been removed from behind the button



CRF-6914, Employee Central, EC, Payment Info , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-RBP , Roles & Permissions (EC Core only) , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1605