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2676906 - Restrict access to SuccessFactors based on IP address


This document will cover the different options available to restrict access to your SuccessFactors instance based upon IP address


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IP Restriction Management:

  • This section applies to login via the UI Login + API channel, both SFAPI and ODATA
  • When you define a range of IP addresses in this section, only the defined IPs will be able to access the SuccessFactors instance.
  • If there is no IP addresses defined within this section, then any IP can access (assuming they have the correct credentials)


Password & Login Policy Settings > Set API login exceptions:

  • This section applies to login via the API channel, both SFAPI and ODATA (and is not related to the UI login).
  • When you define a Username & IP address within this section, this user will be able to login via the API from the defined IP address.
  • If this functionality is enabled and the Username / IP is not defined within this section, it will not be possible to login via the API with that user.


OData API Basic Authentication Configuration:

  • This section relates only to ODATA API and specifically to the authentication method of - Basic Authentication.
  • As this is the most basic form of authentication, this tool serves as an additional layer of protection / security for the Basic Authentication method.
  • When you define and IP address / range in this section - only the IPs you have defined will be able to use Basic Authentication to Access OData API.

See Also

2089414 - System: How to restrict access to SuccessFactors by IP address - IP Restriction Management

2253200 - SuccessFactors: How to add into allow list an IP for API access

2516614 - OData API Basic Authentication Configuration (1708 new feature)


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