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3016071 - Platform Feature Settings - An overview

Symptom

User Documentation required regarding Platform Feature Settings

Question regarding implications of enabling features in platform feature settings

Environment

SAP Successfactors HXM Suite

Resolution

Go to Admin Center > Platform Feature Settings

Setting 
Live ProfileEnable/ Disable access to Live Profile
User DirectoryEnable / Disable User Directory in Org Chart >Directory Tab
Send Welcome Message (Only applies to Employee Import, Bulk Employees Import and Delta Employees Import in Provisioning and APIs.)If this feature is enabled, the welcome message setting in the new and existing import jobs will be enabled immediately, no matter whether you selected the option or not on the import pages and API integration.  
Hide Username in the UIIf this feature is enabled, username won't be displayed on the Global Header and the employee quickcard. You cannot run a username search or see username in the search results in the areas that have adopted People Search, which include the Global Header, Org Chart, People Profile, Change Audit Report, and others.  
Show User ID in Scheduled Job OutputShow User ID in Scheduled Job Output
Disable Sending HRIS Sync Email by API CallDisable Sending HRIS Sync Email by API Call
Hide Peers As of the b1902 release, the "Hide Peers" option controls the display of "Peers" in the Goal Plan User Search, Profile people picker/User Search and the Career Development Plan User Search. 2317478 - Is is Possible to Hide Peers in Profile People Picker/User Search? - Employee Profile
Picklist Management: Automatically copy External Code to Non Unique External CodePicklist Management: Automatically copy External Code to Non Unique External Code  2824572 - Non-Unique External Code - MDF Picklist
Display All Expanded Duplicate RecordsIt is an EC feature customers are advised to contact PS before enabling this feature; it overrides the default behavior of filtering out duplicate expand records.” in personinfoNav.
Enable Upgrade Center Permission - requires "Role-based Permission"2196363 - Upgrade Center access permission
Enable Business Process EngineThis is a backend feature, that certain SF module rely on to provide their functionality. I may be need or not depending on which feature the client wants. For example, Onboarding and RCM use BPE. The client does not interact directly with BPE.
Use ProcessJob IdentityThis is a system id used to execute BPE jobs for the client, of course BPE must be enabled.
Use Process Definition Creator IdentityThis has been removed and would not impact BPE as the feature is removed.
Specify User IdentityThis is the user id to specify in case BPE jobs need to be executed under a specific user Id different than the default.
Unified Picklist Management (Toggling the checkbox will not impact the state of picklists in this instance.) If the checkbox is checked, picklists have been migrated. If it's unchecked, picklists have not been migrated yet.
Note: Manually checking or unchecking the Unified Picklist Management checkbox has no effect. Although the UI appears to let you change it, no change is saved. When you reload the page, the checkbox resets to the accurate state, based the migration status.
Add Permission: View Completed WorkflowsEnable Add Permission: View Completed Workflow if you want to control access to approved, rejected or canceled workflows.  
Enforce Four-Eyes Principle On Workflow Step ApprovalSelecting this option ensures that the workflow initiator cannot be an approver for their own workflow request  
Per Company EncryptionIf enabled, SuccessFactors internal encryption API (SFEncrypter) uses different encryption keys for different companies.  
Security Scan of User InputsIf this feature is enabled, user inputs are scanned for security and rejected if any malicious content is identified.  
Enable Dynamic Group Definition ReportEnable Dynamic Group Definition Report
Enable the Custom Field of Data Privacy Consent StatementsAside from countries and regions, you can enable this option to have one more dimension to create or filter Data Privacy Consent Statements.  
Enable Homepage v3 Dynamic Custom TilesEnables Dynamic tile as per 2724981 - [UI-14827 Dynamic Custom Tiles] How to Enable Dynamic Third-Party Content for the New Home Page V3
Exclude Assignment ID Column from the User Data TemplateIf you don't want to include assignment ID in the user data file, select Exclude Assignment ID Column from the User Data Template in Admin Center  Platform Feature Settings. There is no impact excluding the assignment ID as the field will default to Userid. Exclude Assignment ID Column from the User Data Template
Enable SuccessFactors eSignatureConfiguring SuccessFactors e-Signature - Help Guide
Enable Secondary Login FeatureIt is required that the feature "Enable Secondary Login" is turned on, in the instance for you to grant support access for a user. 2088892 - How to Grant Support Access to SuccessFactors Support Staff





See Also

2317478 - Is is Possible to Hide Peers in Profile People Picker/User Search? - Employee Profile

2824572 - Non-Unique External Code - MDF Picklist

2196363 - Upgrade Center access permission

2724981 - [UI-14827 Dynamic Custom Tiles] How to Enable Dynamic Third-Party Content for the New Home Page V3

Exclude Assignment ID Column from the User Data Template

Configuring SuccessFactors e-Signature - Help Guide

2088892 - How to Grant Support Access to SuccessFactors Support Staff


Keywords

Platform Feature Settings, Expanded Duplicate Records, Business Process Engine,  ProcessJob Identity ,Specify User Identity , KM-10931 ECT-44470 , KBA , LOD-SF-PLT-UEX , Employee Export Issues , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite 2011