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2289037 - SuccessFactors SFAPI Fails with Error: FAILED_AUTHENTICATION Error Message: Authentication failed, no API login permission(status code = 14)

Symptom

The login API call to SuccessFactors fails with error: FAILED_AUTHENTICATION Error Message: Authentication failed, no API login permission(status code = 14)

Environment

SuccessFactors BizX

Reproducing the Issue

Make a login API call to SuccessFactors

Cause

The "SFAPI User Login" permission is not in place for the API user.

Resolution

Make sure that the "SFAPI User Login" permission is enabled for the API user.

 

SFAPI User Login.png

See Also

SAP NOTE: 2161058 : Error while accessing SuccessFactors Instance through any Integration Tool (via API): Authentication failed. Attempted login from unauthorized ip: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx to company id: xxxx by username: user(status code = 8)

SAP NOTE: 2255660 : SuccessFactors:  API Call fails with error Authentication failed, user account is locked(status code = 13)

 

Error while accessing SuccessFactors Instance through any Integration Tool (via API): Authentication failed. Attempted login from unauthorized ip: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx to company id: xxxx by username: user(status code = 8)

Keywords

FAILED_AUTHENTICATION, Authentication failed, status code = 14, no API login permission, SFAPI , KBA , LOD-SF-INT , SF Integrations - EC Payroll, Boomi/ HCI, API , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1602 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1605