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2594977 - How does HRIS Element Identifier userAccountInfo Work?


  • What is the HRIS Identifier userAccountInfo?
  • How does hris-element id userAccountInfo work?


  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core
  • Employee Central
  • Manage Business Configuration - userAccountInfo


  • HRIS Element Identifier, userAccountInfo, is an optional element which can be used to define Employee Information > User Name during the Hire process.
  • By default, userAccountInfo is not turned on. If you wish to use it, you must enable it via Manage Business Configuration:

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  • When you enable it, the system will automatically make it mandatory:

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  • Once turned on, a mandatory User Name field will appear during the Add New Employee process under Employee Information.
  • There is validation in place to ensure the User Name is unique:

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  • Once the employee is saved, the User Name can be seen in their profile:

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  • The username is also reflected in adhoc reporting:

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See Also

NOTE: The username field generated by enabling userAccountInfo is not the same as the Employee Profile (EP) field username (In non-PP3 enabled systems > Admin Centre > Employee Files > Configure People Profile):

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SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1711