SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2596914 - Learning: API calling limit exceeded error

Symptom

Error: "errorCode":503,"message":"API calling limit exceeded; Try later"

Environment

SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS) - All Supported Versions

Reproducing the Issue

Using API to run Merge User function, the above error is encountered on subsequent calls.

Cause

  • If user is trying to make more than one call within 5 minutes then the error appears.
  • Limitation/restriction for the API call is 5 minutes for one call

Resolution

Ensure that not more than one call are made within API restriction

Keywords

API error, API calling limit exceeded, errorcode: 503, call restriction API, LMS API call limit exceed , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-ODA , Web Services OData , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning 1608 ; SAP SuccessFactors Learning 1611 ; SAP SuccessFactors Learning 1702 ; SAP SuccessFactors Learning 1705 ; SAP SuccessFactors Learning 1708 ; SAP SuccessFactors Learning 1711 ; SAP SuccessFactors Learning 1802