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2955537 - ODATA API to validate username and password for IAS Integration using POSTMAN


In order to automate the configuration setting between BizX and IAS, you would like to validate if the API user credentials is correct or not.

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Validating username and password for the credentials used in IAS Integration using ODATA call is via validateUser API

Steps to validate via POSTMAN:

  1. Post method: https://datacenter_API_URL/odata/v2/restricted/validateUser

  2. Authentication: Basic Authentication

  3. Body
    Body: { "username":"xxxx", "password":"xxxxx" }

  4. Response:

    Return response 200 OK with additional status for the end-user credential validation:

      • UserAuthenticated –       when the provided credentials are valid
      • UserNotAuthenticated –       when the credentials are not valid
      • UserLocked – when the user from the body is locked after several failed validation attempts


IAS, ODATA API,  validateUser API , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-ODATA , OData API Framework , LOD-SF-INT , Integrations , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core 2005


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