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2263850 - Field 'individualPercent' is editable when it should be read-only (using Field Based Permission) - Variable Pay Management

Symptom

The field 'Payout Percentage' (id=individualPercent) is editable in the Variable Pay forms although it is configured as read-only.

2263850 - Field 'individualPercent' is editable when it should be read-only (using Fie

Environment

SuccessFactors Business Execution Suite - Compensation & Variable Pay

Cause

When Field Based Permissions (FBP) is enabled, we will not check the permission settings in the XML template. We will check the settings on "Configure Label Names and Visibility".

However, on the visibility page, the pencil icon (editable) for the field 'Payout Percentage' (id=individualPercent) is hidden because 'Performance Percent' is set as read-only in the Guideline rule settings.

2263850 - Field 'individualPercent' is editable when it should be read-only (using Fie

Resolution

In order to revoke the 'edit' permission for the field 'Payout Percentage' (id = individualPercent), please follow the steps below:

1) Go to "Manage Plan Details"->"Guidelines";
2) Click "Change Rule Settings" in "Actions" of Individual section rule;
3) Mark option "Make the Performance Percent field" as editable;
4) Go to "Configure Label Names and Visibility" page and revoke edit permission of "Payout Percentage";
5) Go back to "Guideline" and change Performance Percent back to read-only;
6) Log out and then log into the company again;
7) Open form then the permission will take effect.

See Also

2187611 / Variable Pay - Field-based permissions using RBP Roles: http://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/2187611

Keywords

Variable Pay forms, Guideline, Individual Percent, editable, read-only, Field Based Permissions. , KBA , LOD-SF-VRP-ADM , Admin Tools, Settings, Permissions , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1511