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3122406 - Allow-listing Outbound communication to Port 22 for Next Generation Cloud - SuccessFactors


  • SuccessFactors Customer, hosted in Next Generation Cloud, needs to set up outbound connection to port 22 for External SFTP accounts.
  • Outbound connection to External SFTP account is failing.


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As per our new security policy, outbound connections to port 22 are blocked on Next Generation Cloud. Therefore customers using external SFTP accounts will need to have their destination IP / URLs allow-listed on the SuccessFactors end .


To get this allow listing done on SuccessFactors, Customers need to raise a support ticket with the following details- 

  • Please include this in the ticket subject line- "Port 22 Allow Listing for External SFTP"
  • The Description should include the following-
        SF Company ID->
        Data Center->     
        External SFTP IP address->
        External SFTP URL-> 

Important Notes-

  • This allow-listing applies only for connection to external SFTP accounts. It is not required for internal, SuccessFactors-provided SFTP accounts.
  • These outbound connections are allowed through port 22 only, and not other custom ports.

See Also

3089960 - SAP SuccessFactors Next Generation Cloud Delivery (NGCD) Customer checklist


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