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Functional Overview

By using the Leave Management service you can perform Leave Request functions in any device or platform like Mobile, Collaboration, Social Networks, Groupware Integration and Portals.

Employee Time Account

The Employee Time Account is used for managing an employee's working times, absence times, time credits, and approvals for working times. The Laws, collective agreements, company policy, and company regulations determine which time accounts must be set up.

Time accounts can be used to:

  • Check Personnel times

  • Create Statistics

  • Allows flexible working times

  • Provides Leave recording responsibilities required by authorities and company's own employees.

F4 Help Support Fields

The Leave Management application provides F4 help for the following values:

  • Leave Item Type Code

  • Leave request status Code

  • Error Message : Could not get employee personnel number from SAP system

  • Meaning : The SAP User ID may not be assigned to a personnel number (permr). See section Start of the navigation path Assigning a SAP User ID to a Personnel Number  End of the navigation pathConfigurations on the SAP ERP System (Provider system) for Leave Management in the Start of the navigation path SAP Gateway Configuration Guide Next navigation step Settings for Leave Management Application End of the navigation path to assign a SAP User ID to a Personnel Number.

Service and Metadata Documents

Use the links given in the table below to access the service document and metadata document for Leave Management:

Service Document

http://<hostname>:<port>/sap/opu/sdata/iwcnt/LEAVEMANAGEMENT/?$format=xml&sap-client=<client number>

Metadata Document

http://<hostname>:<port>/sap/opu/sdata/iwcnt/LEAVEMANAGEMENT/$metadata?$format=xml&sap-client=<client number>


Contact your system administrator for host name and client number.


Collections are objects that hold other objects that are accessed, placed and maintained under some set of rules. This section lists the collections for Leave Management and the rules enabled for each collection.




This collection provides valid and deductible time accounts for an employee.


This collection provides the permitted attendance and/or absence reasons for an individual employee.


The requester for leave can enter a note explaining the need for the requested leave. This collection provides details of the requester's note.


The approver can approve or reject the absence and can enter a note explaining the decision. This collection provides the details of the approver's note.


This collection provides the details used by an Employee to inform an approver of a leave request or update/cancellation of a leave request and depending on the business scenario.


This collection provides details of the current status of the employee's leave request.


For more information, see SAP Library for SAP ERP and SAP R/3 and R/3 Enterprise on SAP Help Portal at

  • In SAP Portal, Start of the navigation path SAP ERP Next navigation step SAP ERP Central Component (Open the documentation) Next navigation step Expand SAP ERP Central Component Next navigation step Expand Business Packages (Portal Content) Next navigation step Choose Business Package for Employee Self-Service (SAP ERP) 1.0 Next navigation step Expand Working Time Next navigation step Expand Leave Request End of the navigation path.