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3097769 - IAS / IPS - Is IAS implementation mandatory for all SuccessFactors customers?


When and how SuccessFactors customers should implement IAS?


  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Work Zone / SAP Build Work Zone Advanced Edition
  • SAP Jam Collaboration


For new SuccessFactors tenants created after December 9th 2022, IAS is automatically deployed as announced in the following community thread: Identity Authentication Services (IAS) -automatically deployed starting 9th of December 2022.

  • For new customers, we are not providing the option to implement without IAS|IPS.

For customers who already have their instances created, we have a migration process which is referred on this community page Innovation Alert: Migration to SAP Cloud Identity Authentication With IAS/IPS from Existing Systems - Innovation Alert 

Deprecating basic authentication and 3rd party IDP to SF direct integration IAS/IPS would be mandatory for SF HXM suite starting June 2025, refer to: 

  1. Impact of third-party cookies deprecation on SAP SuccessFactors - Innovation Alert - SAP Community
  2. SAP SuccessFactors Third Party Cookies and Common Super Domain Rollout - SAP Community
  3. Deprecation of Basic Authentication and Third-Party Corporate Identity Provider (IdP) Direct Integration with SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite | SAP Help Portal

For implementation steps, refer to this KBA 2791410 - Integrating SuccessFactors with Identity Authentication through the Upgrade Center and review above community threads. 

See Also

2791410 - Integrating SuccessFactors with Identity Authentication through the Upgrade Center


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