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SAP Cloud Identity API Call Failure from Postman

Dear all,

I followed the guidelines on how to call SCI API here at: https://help.sap.com/viewer/6d6d63354d1242d185ab4830fc04feb1/Cloud/en-US/55ab9b85dcf445b3b538ef8b77544f45.html

But it seems that for every API call that I made in postman, it returns 403 forbidden error.

My procedures:

1. Follow the guide on configuring HTTP Basic Credentials for SCI API at:https://help.sap.com/viewer/6d6d63354d1242d185ab4830fc04feb1/Cloud/en-US/55ab9b85dcf445b3b538ef8b77544f45.html and configured a username and password

Then I open postman, enter the basic credentials, update the header, and then call the User Resource API(: https://help.sap.com/viewer/6d6d63354d1242d185ab4830fc04feb1/Cloud/en-US/2f215687fcf34170b0bbc8b36b60f2e9.html#7ae17a6da5314246a04d113f902d0fdf.html) to get a specific user:

But the response from postman is 403 forbidden as shown below:

I tried other APIs like create user, update user, delete user and also get tenant texts. But none of them worked.

It seems that I am prohibited from calling any SCI APIs. Is there any setting I missed?

Could anyone help solve the issue? Thanks a lot!

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  • Jan 30 at 02:10 PM

    Not really the perfect answer, but have you tried the User Management REST API (https://help.sap.com/viewer/6d6d63354d1242d185ab4830fc04feb1/Cloud/en-US/e6bb70d5e43c4ff89ff700beb82b25fe.html)?

    This one is working for me, while with the same user the SCIM API is not working (same error 403). Would love to get this one working as well.

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    • Okay I got it to work. For the SCIM-API, you can't use the Basic Auth from the Applications tab.

      From Home, goto Administrators, add a "System", and then set a Password. There you will get a second user like T00000001 (or similar). Use this one then, for me it is working.