When Attempting to Search for Jobs, External Applicant Receives Error: "You are not authorized to access this component (40,20)"

(Doc ID 2014797.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2018

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Candidate Gateway - Version 9.1 to 9.1 [Release 9]
PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.40 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When the external applicant chooses the "Search" button on the Careers Page to search for a job, the following message appears:


"You are not authorized to access this component (40,20)"



1. Create a User ID for the test.
2. Assign the User 2 delivered roles: EXTERNAL APPLICANT and PEOPLESOFT USER.
3. Log in as the new user.
4. Click on the Search button to search for a job opening.


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