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2768151 - Triggering workflows on MDF objects using business rule.


  • How can I trigger workflow using Business rule?
  • How to create a Business rule to initiate workflow on a custom MDF object.
  • What are different ways trigger a workflow on an MDF objects? 
  • Deletion of the data in MDF object does not trigger the workflow process.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • Metadata Framework (MDF)


SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions


MDF, Metadata Framework, MDF Workflow, MDF Business Rule, wfConfig, Scenario Based rule, Basic Rule, custom MDF, workflow routing, wfconfiguration , KBA , LOD-SF-MDF-WFL , Custom Object based Workflows , LOD-SF-MDF-RUL , Custom Oject based Business Rules , How To

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