Manager Self-Service: Security Profile On Supervisor Hierarchy Returns Employees Who Are Not Expected (Doc ID 1395633.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Self-Service Human Resources - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-Dec-2013***

Symptoms


On 12.1.3 version, MSS Issue

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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A security profile restricted by supervisor is not functioning correctly. In addition to their own direct or indirect reports, some supervisors can see some employees that do not report to them at all when you use the Search option in My Employee Information.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect to only be able to Search employees who report to this supervisor/manager

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Create a Security Profile with these non-default settings
a. Name: XXX_HR_SUPERVISOR
b. Business Group: <choose current business group>
c. Allow Granted Users: checked
d. View Employees: Restricted
e. View Contingent Workers: Restricted
f. View Applicants: Restricted
g. View Contacts: Restricted
h. View Candidates: None
i. (T) Supervisor Security
j. Restrict by Supervisor (person-based): checked

2. For seeded responsibility “Manager Self Service V4.0”
a. Set profile “HR: Security Profile” to “XXX_HR_SUPERVISOR” for this responsibility
b. Assign the responsibility to the Oracle userid that will be used for testing, in this case XX_User.

3. Demonstrate the issue
a. Start an Oracle session as XX_User
b. (R) Manager Self Service V4.0
(M) My Employee Information
c. Search for say “John%” in the search box at the top of the page, click Go.
d. Note that John_XX appears
e. Click the “My Employee Information” link immediately below the search box to return to the main page. Expand all employees and note that this employee does not appear as one of XX_User’s reports.
f. The issue has been reproduced: John_XX is not visible by drilling down but can be found using the search box.

Cause

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