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2683316 - Background elements unavailable in Configure People Profile


When a background element is added in the Manage Business Configuration, its still unavailable in Configure People Profile.

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  • Bizx
  • People Profile 

Reproducing the Issue

1. Add the new the background element in manage business configuration.

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2. Go to configure people profile - add background element

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3. Background element is not showing in the dropdown to add to the profile.


When you have more than 100 background elements this will cause performance issues. Some background elements will not be available in configure people profile to add to the Employee Profile.


Known Issue: This is scheduled to be fixed with the b1811 release.


  • Background element
, KBA , LOD-SF-EP , Employee Profile , Problem


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