Release Notes for uKnowva - March 2022

uKnowva has released lot of enhancements in month of march!

1. Reporting tool: Default reports are made available for users

2. Exit-related forms: Sample default forms are designed in th...

Release Notes for uKnowva - Feb 2022

1. Aadhar based attendance scanning and onboarding

uKnowva system smartly identifies the user's details while scann...

How to disallow/allow users to select if they would wish to serve notice period

Tags: resignation exit management notice period

In the My resignation tab, in default cases you might find the below option

To Enable/Disable this feature, you can follow below steps

1. Login as administrator

2. Go to uKnowva Configuration-->Apps Manager and Search for PFT custom app

3. Check this setting and enable/disable it

Disaster Recovery Plan

Tags: disaster recovery business continuity RTO RPO Recovery time objective Recovery point objective

At uKnowva Cloud, we practice a Backup policy that ensures database backups are done daily and files/code backups are done weekly. You may read more about the backup policy on this link:

How does uKnowva ensure GDPR Compliance

Tags: GDPR Security & Compliance Compliance Security

What is GDPR?

GDPR is a regulation that entails businesses protecting the personal data and privacy of EU citizens. In fact, the regulation also demands the monitoring of data that is exported outside the EU. The European Parliament adopted the GDPR in April 2016, replacing a rather...

How to setup Azure Active directory (AAD) SSO on uKnowva

Integrating uKnowva with Azure Active Directory for Single Sign-On (SSO)

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How is uKnowva secured from the Log4j RCE vulnerability CVE-2021-44228

Apache Log4j is a Java based logging utility. Apache Log4j2 versions 2.0-alpha1 through 2.16.0 did not protect from uncontrolled recursion from self-referential lookups which resulted in allowing Remote code execution and a backdoor entry to hackers.

Are uKnowva Servers affected by this?

uKnowva runs on LAMP stack and this vulnerability has affected Apache servers running Java. Since we are running Apache for PHP and are not using any Java utilities, we had ve...

How to import a monthly attendance without adding Punchin and punchout time in uKnowva

Tags: Attendance Bulkimport


This process is helpful when the attendance data is received in a staggered way, You may get it at the end of the month many a time and then need to update the attendance entire together of a particular month, also this will be useful while importing the past salary where you require to import attendance,


VAPT Report-V2.0

The uKnowva Testing Team conducted an in-depth testing of uKnowva 2.5.1 for all OWASP vulnerabilities. This document contains the details of the testing conducted. All those vulnerabilities, along with the new ones in the latest version have been successfully fixed. The report provides a detailed explanation of the vulnerabilities as listed by OWASP along with their current status in this version of uKnowva.

This is a confirmator...

How to Configure SMTP in Helpdesk/Ticketing system of uKnowva

  How to configure SMTP?

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Change management process in uKnowva

Different customers have different needs, hence arises the need to change/customize a few processes/features. While we have followed best practices in the industry in all our modules/extensions, but there is always a need sometime for a few customers to change a few things like leave policy, late mark rules, etc..

So how is such change managed @ uKnowva?

Configuration: Most of the changes would be easily configurable in the system or available on the extension ...

Backup Policy on uKnowva Cloud

Tags: disaster recovery backups business continuity

At uKnowva we strongly believe in ensuring Business continuity for which we have configured our backup policies as below on our cloud

Every instance has a separate code-base and a separate database. Each database is backed-up on a daily basis and these backups are retained for upto 30 days Each code base is backed-up on a weekly basis and...

How uKnowva Probation Confirmation module work?

Tags: Probation Confirmation

Here is a step-by-step guide...

How to download your team's attendance report as a reporting manager?

1) Login from your uKnowva account

2) From the left menu find 'Attendance Details' (If this menu is not visible to you , you can write to 'This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. // ')

3) On the 'Attendance Details' page, employee's monthly attendance will be visible, as a reporting manager you can view/download only your teams attendance, can view their paid/unpaid days by accessing this menu<...

How Data Exchanges with third party systems happen in uKnowva?


Enterprises use many different systems for various purposes like SA...

How uKnowva's Performance Management system works?

Tags: hrms KRA Appraisal PMS ratings performance


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How to allow users to add their Investment Declaration?

Tags: Salary Income Tax declaration Investment declaration


Investment Declarations help your employees reduce their taxable income ultimately maximizing their take-home salary. 

Now you can allow your employees to themselves submit the proposed investments as IT declaration on uKnowva.

As an Admin or an HR of your organization, you can set permissio...

How to configure ESSL bio-metric Machine with uKnowva HRMS?

To configure bio-metric Machine in HRMS system please refer Below given Steps:-

Note:-This Configuration Only works with ESSL Machines or ADMS Option


1.Please Request the client to do the below-given settings in their ESSL bio-metric Machine


How to run Crons manually?


A command to an operating system or server for a job that is to be executed at a specified time.

What is the purpose of running crons manually ?

 If cron is failed to run from the system, we can run it manually. The purpose of running this are:

Attendance sync Leave balance Email and Notification triggers

How to run CRONS manually?

1) Open your computer...

How to Cancel an Approved leave as an HR in uKnowva?

Tags: HRMS Leaves cancel already approved leave

Note:- if you wish to cancel your leave, then refer to this document:-How to cancel already approved leave in uKnowva?


Step 1: Go to the left main menu -&g...