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2222730 - How to access SuccessFactors URL without 'S' appended in HTTPS?


  • How to remove 'S' from HTTP while accessing or
  • When we tried to access '' it places the "S" automatically to make the URL as;


SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Launch any Web browser;
  2. Enter the customer specific URL without 'S' in HTTP to access the SuccessFactors application;
  3. While you try to access the URL and proceed, system automatically appends 'S' in HTTP.


SuccessFactors automatically redirect visitors to the secured (HTTPS) version of SuccessFactors Web site to make sure that their information is protected.



  1. How to remove "s" from the URL to access SuccessFactors?

It is not possible to remove. SuccessFactors is using certificates based on Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS), this is a combination of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol with the SSL/TLS protocol to provide encrypted communication and secure identification of a network Web server.


SSL - Secure Sockets Layer, HTTPS, Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, URL - Uniform Resource Locator , KBA , LOD-SF-PLT-SEC , Security & Permissions , How To


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