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2904498 - "Invalid SFAPI session" error


You are making CompoundEmployee/SFAPI calls to SuccessFactors but an error is being thrown: "Invalid SFAPI session"


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The session ID timed out after 10 minutes of inactivity.


Authentication is established through the Login operation. A successful login returns a session ID as an HTTP Cookie.

This cookie must be passed back to all subsequent API requests with less then 10 minutes of inactivity between the requests, in order to authenticate.

See Also

Security and Session Management chapter of CompoundEmployee guide


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