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oData SuccessFactors Authentication (401 error)

Hello guys,

Since last week-end the application we are building was not working and all our calls to SuccessFactors oData API returned a 401 message with the description "Accessing OData API using Basic authentication or External OAuth on CF servers is forbidden.".

I saw in the release notes that https://salesdemo4.successfactors.com/odata/v2 should not be used anymore and all accesses to this api were blocked.

If you want to make it work again, you have to use the following URL: https://apisalesdemo4.successfactors.com/odata/v2 (I havent seen this URL before but I guessed it based on the documentation from SAP: )

If you are using the destination sap_hcmcloud_core_odata, I suggest that you change the hostname.

Hope it helps someone 😊

Cheers

Greg

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  • Posted on Nov 10, 2015 at 06:43 AM

    Hello Greg,

    where can I find the release Notes?😊

    Many thanks!

    Henry

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  • Posted on Nov 11, 2015 at 06:41 PM

    We had the same issue and it got resolved after changing the URL. Thanks Gregory for sharing it.

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