2074237 - How can I add an alarm (reminder) in the iCal attachment sent in the LMS notifications?

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2074237 - How can I add an alarm (reminder) in the iCal attachment sent in the LMS notifications?

Symptom

  • When a user is registered for a Scheduled Offering, a registration notification is sent to the user.  An iCal attachment with an alarm (reminder) can be included to remind the user of the upcoming scheduled offering.

Environment

  • Learning

Resolution

You will need to use the code below to add the Alarm/Reminder in the iCal Attachment: :

BEGIN:VCALENDAR

<LOOP>

BEGIN:VEVENT

LOCATION:<&VCAL_LOCN>

DESCRIPTION:<&VCAL_DESC>

DTSTART:<&VCAL_DTSTART>

DTEND:<&VCAL_DTEND>

BEGIN:VALARM

TRIGGER:PT30M

ACTION:DISPLAY

DESCRIPTION:Reminder

END:VALARM

END:VEVENT

</LOOP>

END:VCALENDAR

 

 

Process

Users would need to perform the following steps:

1.      Log into the Admin side of the LMS

2.      Go to the following location System Admin >> Configuration >> Notification Templates >> then locate one of the template that contain the iCal attachment

3.      Scroll to the bottom of the screen and you can paste the above information into the section marked VCAL.

Note:  The reminder can be changes by modifying the information for the “Trigger” value

Keywords

KBA , LOD-SF-LMS , SuccessFactors Learning , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions