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2320264 - How to make an SFAPI call to test the functionality


  • How to make an SFAPI call?
  • How to ensure that the SFAPI call is successful?
  • This document can be used to confirm if the user has access to SFAPI.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors


This is helpful to troubleshoot issues related to API access, http 401 errors or to verify if the user has access has to make API calls.


NOTE: In order to use SFAPI, please, note, that you need the permissions to use it.

In this article, we have used a Google Chrome extension (this is not an SAP tool/application) to test the SFAPI.

Once the Wizdler extension is added to the browser, place the wsdl url in the browser and hit enter (append /sfapi/v1/soap?wsdl at the end of the api url to get the wsdl url).

You would find the api url of all the data centers from the KBA 2215682

  1. Click on the icon shown below and select login1..jpg

  2. Enter the Company id, Username and Password as shown below and hit "Go".1k..jpg

  3. If the call returns a session id, it indicates that the API call is successful and the communication is successful to the API server.3..jpg

See Also

2215682 - Successfactors API URLs for different Data Centers


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