SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2348997 - Does the assignment of items from the Admin side override the approval processes?

Symptom

Sometimes Admins assign items directly to users, if the item has an approval process this approval process is triggered anyway. Admins may expect that the approval process should be overriden.

Environment

All LMS versions.

Reproducing the Issue

  • Got to the Admin side
  • Assign an item that has an approval process to a user via the (User Needs Management Tool or via the item or user records)
  • the approval process is triggered

Cause

This is an expected behavior of the system.

Resolution

As per the information provided by Product Management only Schedule Offerings approval processes can be bypassed, it is not the case for items with online content for instance:

"Item assignments DO NOT bypass approvals regardless of who makes the assignments. Bypassing the approval workflow is only for Registrations."

 

 

Keywords

bypass; by; pass; approval; over; ride; assignment; , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS , SuccessFactors Learning , LOD-SF-LMS-ADM , Admin Tools , How To

Product

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