We want to hide some Filter options (like Purchasing Groups, Company Code etc) available in the Search functionality available in Ariba realms.
Basically, we want to hide these options so that end users are not able to select them and try to search for either CWs or Sourcing Projects. As highlighted in attached screenshot, we basically want that the end-user is unable to see Purchasing Group being listed in the list of filters.
Would greatly appreciate if someone could point out on the exact process on how get such filter options hidden from end users.
Not sure what your exact requirement is but I don't think there's a way to do that -- you might need to consult with Ariba on that.
If you want to broadly prevent users from searching Sourcing Projects and Contract Workspaces (assuming it's not just Purchasing Group), then you can apply an Access Control to the Projects limiting access to only your Sourcing and Contracting teams. This would cause those projects to not appear in search (assuming you segregate your users' security like that).