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3282705 - Post 2H 2022 release, Initiate onboarding from 3rd party ATS Error: Permission employee_import_user_admin is required for creating or updating a user

Symptom

Post 2H 2022 release, initiate onboarding from 3rd party ATS and error happens:

status":"ERROR","message":"Permission employee_import_user_admin is required for creating or updating a user","index":0,"httpCode":403

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding

Cause

PLT updated Write Access Permission Control of ExternalUser and ExternalLearner APIs in 2H 2022 release.

Resolution

Internal users now need both user search and user import permissions to upsert external learners and external users using the ExternalUser and the ExternalLearner APIs.

You can enable user search permission under Admin Center  Manage Permission Roles  General User Permission  User Search. As for user import permission, depending on your system configuration, the permission is called either Employee Import or Import Employee Data.

See Also

Write Access Permission Control of ExternalUser and ExternalLearner APIs

Keywords

KBA , LOD-SF-OBX-ATS , ATS Integration , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding all versions