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Additional Fields for Admin Alerts

You can now add custom fields to alert objects to display more information to alerts. You can fill these custom fields with values from application objects.

The added fields appear in the Settings option of the alerts table, from where they can be added as additional columns. Currently, you can add custom fields to the following alert objects:

Object Label Object Code Admin Alert Type
Time Management Alert TimeManagementAlert
  • Generate Time Sheets

  • Import Time Sheets

  • Recalculate Absences

  • Recalculate Accruals

  • Recalculate Time Sheets

  • Recalculate Transfer Dates

Time Data Collision TimeDataCollisionAlert Time Data Collision
Time Valuation Alert TimeValuationAlert Time Valuation

This enhancement is from a Customer Community IdeaInformation published on SAP site.

Role-Based Permission Prerequisites

You have the following Start of the navigation pathAdministrator Next navigation step Metadata FrameworkEnd of the navigation path permissions:
  • Configure Object Definitions

  • Manage Data
  • Configure Business Rules

What's Changed

The custom field "Country" has been added to the alerts settings.

The Information popup displays "Extensible: Yes, by using MDF Object TimeValuationAlert".
How It Looks Now

In the current version, you can add fields to be available in the Settings option that are not part of the standard setup. In addition, the Information popup displays the name of the underlying alert object.

In the previous version, you could only select from the predelivered fields for alerts.

Technical Details

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Major or Minor


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Software Version

2H 2021

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