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2535353 - Enabling Mentoring and Pre-requisites.


What are the features and Pre-requisites needed to enable Mentoring program?


  • SuccessFactors Career Development Planning
  • SuccessFactors Mentoring



Before you enable mentoring, make sure you have the following features enabled (Upgrade Center/Back end). Please check Upgrade center or contact Support to have the following enabled:

  • CDP Full(Development Plan)

    Only instances with this option enabled via Provisioning can enable the Mentoring features of SAP SuccessFactors Development.

  • Metadata Framework (MDF)

  • Generic Objects

    Mentoring uses MDF objects in the background so your instance must have Generic Objects enabled.

  • Attachment Manager

    MDF Generic Objects require that the Attachment Manager also be enabled.

  • Role-Based Permissions


  1. Go to  Admin Center > Release Center > Upgrade Center .
  2. Select Enable Mentoring Program.

See Also

 2478553 - Error when trying to enable Mentoring


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