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2456859 - View History permission is given, but still history icon is missing in MDF based portlet (Payment information)


The permission to View History icon was already given through Role Based Permissions but still this is not yet getting displayed in the Payment information portlet.

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  • Employee Central - MDF
  • Metadata Framework


  • Additional permission is needed for MDF based portlets.
  • NOTE: these symptoms and solution below might aswell affect other MDF portlets


  • Read/Write permission on Metadata Framework needs to be given also.


Once granted, the role permissions could look something like this:

permission granted.png


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