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2526430 - RBP supports External Users


  • LMS have external users or non-employee users, like learners, candidates, etc.  Platform needs to support these external users as new user types in RBP.
  • In order to control permission for external users, RBP need to enhance to support these external user types as access group and target group as well.

  • As a RBP admin, I want the ability to create permission groups for different external users, so that I can assign them permissions for different areas in SuccessFactors.


  • BizX Platform


  • In 1708 we will enhance RBP Groups to support External Users for Learning as new "User Type":  "External Learning User".

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  • Everyone group on the role setting page will be explicitly changed to “Everyone (user type name)”. 


  • When defining a RBP role, support for target population definition for External Users using filters Department, Division and Location.

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  • You will be able to define Target population for External Users using Manager Relationship

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  • Support Source Channel in RBP Group definition for External Learning User
    • When defining RBP Dynamic Groups, there is a new criteria called External Source Channel.
    • Allows External Learning User to be defined based on the source of origin
  • " External Learning User" option needs to be enabled in provisioning for External learner and Source Channel 

See Also

Q3 2017 Platform RIW


RBP, External Users, Learning , KBA , LOD-SF-PLT-RBP , Role Based Permissions , How To


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