SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2799579 - What controls who is displayed in the Course recommendation search in LMS?

Symptom

When a User wants to recommened a course to another User, what defines what other User's are displayed in their search?

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS) - All Supported Versions

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Access LMS as an end User.
  2. Click on a Course.
  3. See "Recommend >" to another User Option.

Resolution

Navigate to System Admin > Configuration > System Configuration > Search and find "restrictUserPeerSearchByOrg".

Although it is used for more than just recommendations, it controls whether your “recommenders” can find “recommendees” inside their own organization only or both inside and outside their organization. Set to true (own org only) or false (entire user base).

More information as well as screenshots in the below referenced blog.

See Also

Blog - Recommendations Rounding into Form with New Peer-to-Peer Capabilities in SuccessFactors Learning

2357210 - LMS - Configuration setting to allow end user search to users within an organization tree

Keywords

LMS,Delegate, Supervisor, End user, search user, user search, organization, tree,restrictUserPeerSearchByOrg, organization tree, Recommendation , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-ITE , LMS Items , LOD-SF-LMS-COR , LMS Core - Items, Catalog, Curricula , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning all versions