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2379483 - Enable the Extension Center or MDF


  • How to enable MDF?
  • We have a non-EC instance, can we use MDF?
  • What is the Extension Center?
  • How do I enable the Extension Center?


  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

  • Metadata Framework (MDF)


  • Pre-requisite Feature(s):

    • Enable Generic Objects
    • Enable the Attachment Manager

Customers can enable the Extension Center from the Upgrade Center and is no longer needed to contact Customer Support for this request.

For this you mus to follow the below steps:

  1. Navigate to the Upgrade Center
  2. search for the Extension Center upgrade 
  3. Click on Upgrade Now.

Informations related to Extension Center:

  • The Extension Center is a design tool that provides ease of use to create and configure extensions.
  • Customers can simplify the flow of building custom applications on MDF using rules, workflows, and configurable UI through a step-by-step workflow.
  • This makes the application more accessible for an HR analyst or HR administrator.
  • Also customers can now clone Objects and Picklists from an existing extension and quickly get started on a new extension.


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