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Altering tenant texts - SAP Cloud Platform Identity Authentication - 403 Forbidden


I would like to change some standard tenant texts regarding self registration. For doing so I followed this instruction provided by SAP:

First I executed the GET-Request which provided some changed tenant texts (at least due to the documentation, no idea how I was able to do it)

Thereafter I tried to do a POST-Request like it is explained in the documentation. I used Advanced Rest Client by Chrome

Unfortunately I always get "403 Forbidden".

Don't know what I do wrong. It's the same user which has every permission I could find in the admin console. Everything else is equivalent to the documentation.

Advanced Rest Client looks like this:

(Autherization value is whitened)

Any help is really appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Sebastian Kielhorn

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  • Best Answer
    Jun 19, 2017 at 07:14 AM

    Issue is resolved.
    The error message was/is misleading and part of the documentation (Request Example) is wrong.

    Tha data part must not close with a "\n" tag.
    In our case this caused the error.
    Removing the tag was all we had to do to get this thing working.

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    Jun 02, 2017 at 09:54 AM

    Dear Sebastian,

    Please be informed that I tested customizing the texts. I received "403 Forbidden" error as well, when instead of a System user, I used my own Adminstrator user.

    Could you please verify if you used a system user in your scenario?

    Just in case you do not have a System added as an administrator to your tenant, please find below the Help portal link which describes how you can create one.

    Good luck!


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