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2476269 - Data is saved before approving or rejecting the workflow


A workflow is configured for Payment Information. However, data is being saved after triggering the workflow and it is not waiting for the workflow to be rejected or approved.


Employee Central: Payment Information

Employee Central: Workflow

Employee Central: Metadata Frameworks


Incorrect configuration in Object Definition of Payment Information.


  • Change “Pending Data” for Payment Information object to “Yes” if you want the changes to take place only when the workflow is approved.
  • Note that at present Dynamic Roles are not supported for MDF objects. It’s mentioned in the MDF handbook in “Adding Workflows” section. Configure the workflow approver(s) accordingly.


MDF Pending_data , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-PAY , Payment Information , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , LOD-SF-EC-WFL , Workflow & Trigger (Rules & XML) , LOD-SF-EC-MDF , MDF & EC2MDF Migration , Problem


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