Record Lookup Exclusion
PeopleTools options allow for certain prompt records/tables to be excluded from an auto look up. This can be extremely useful when the prompt table deals with a large data set or has unavoidable slow performance, but still needs a prompt table for validation purposes.
A good example is the
PEOPLE_SRCH view in PeopleSoft HRMS/Campus Solutions. This view is used for row level security and validation of
EMPLIDs and used on a number of delivered search pages. If it is not excluded from auto look up, whenever a user gets to one of these search pages and presses the prompt button on the
EMPLID field, the system performs a full search of all
EMPLIDs! Slow to say the least.
To add a record/table to the look up exclusion list:
Behind the scenes this is stored in the single table,