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2511864 - Validity of the keypair generated via Successfactors for the OAuth


This is a know how KBA on the field "Validity(Days)" field, which plays an important part in deciding the number of days the OAuth would be valid for.




Question: Can we leave the field blank while generating the X.509 certificate?

Answer: Yes, when the field is left blank system defaults the validity to 365 days

Question: Can we use our own period of validity?

Answer: Yes, Successfactors provides the flexibility to give the number of days as per the need to suit your requirement

Question: Can we generate our own X.509 certificate and use it?

Answer:Yes, this flexibility is provided in Successfactors


  • Validity of keypair generated using OAuth 
  • Validity of the X.509 certificate uploaded to Successfactors
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