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2469368 - Proxy Now: Suggestions shows users' location and department


When searching for users in Proxy Now, the suggestion shows users' details like location, department.

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SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Proxy Now in the drop down beside your name
  2. Search for any user and the suggestion shows the name and location, department info.



  • This is an expected behavior if "Hide (user name) in the UI" is checked in Admin Center -> Company Settings -> Platform Feature settings.
  • If "Hide (user name) in the UI" is unchecked, it will only show username in the parenthesis in the search suggestion in proxy now.


In order to check "Hide (user name) in the UI, follow the below steps:

  1. Admin Center
  2. Company Settings
  3. Platform Feature settings
  4. 'Hide Username in the UI'

See Also

Setting Up and Managing Proxy Access


Proxy Now, search suggestions, username, location, department , KBA , LOD-SF-PLT-PRX , Proxy , Problem


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