2626278 - Steps for creating and testing SF technical API user

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2626278 - Steps for creating and testing SF technical API user

Symptom

This KBA describes the steps for creating a technical API user, assigning the needed permissions to this user, and testing it using postman or soapUI.

Environment

SuccessFactors Employee Central OData API

SuccessFactors Employee Central SFAPI

Resolution

This KBA consists of the following steps to set up an API user for the integration senario between SAP ERP HCM or SAP S/4HANA and Successfactors:

  1. Enabling SFAPI Web Services. Please refer to the KBA 2626355
  2. Importing API user. Please refer to the KBA 2626393
  3. Maintaining Permission Groups. Please refer to the KBA 2626308
  4. Maintaining Permission Roles. Please refer to the KBA 2626363
  5. Maintaining password & login Policy Settings. Please refer to the KBA 2628822
  6. Resetting User passwords. Please refer to the KBA 2628823
  7. Installing postman (optional). Please refer to the KBA 2626309
  8. Testing OData call with postman (optional). Please refer to the KBA 2626364
  9. Installing soapUI (optional). Please refer to the KBA 2626356
  10. Testing SFAPI call with soapUI (optional). Please refer to the KBA 2626335

Once the API user is created and tested, it should be passed to the person (SAP support, your consultant) who requires this to anlayse API issues or complete the needed configurations on HCI, Boomi, etc.

Keywords

Creating API user, API user permessions, API user role , KBA , LOD-SF-INT , SF Integrations - EC Payroll, Boomi/ HCI, API , LOD-SF-INT-ODATA , OData API Framework , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1511 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1602 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1605 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1608 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1611 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1702 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1705 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1708 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1711 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1802 ; SUCCESSFACTORS BIZX CORE 1805 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1207 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1210 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1302 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1305 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1308 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1311 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1402 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1405 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1408 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1411 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1502 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1505 ; SuccessFactors HCM Core 1508