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3352445 - Integration Center: OAuth 2.0 to External System fails with "Unable to parse oauth token" / statusCode: 401


You have created OAuth Configurations for external system in Security Center to be used in your Integration Center job.

When executing the Integration Center job it is failing & you see the below errors in the Event Logs:


The same OAuth credentials are working without issue & successfully authenticate against the external system when tested in an external REST client e.g. Google Postman



  • SAP SuccessFactors SXM Suite 
    • Integration Center
    • Security Center
      • OAuth Configurations 



There is Special Characters being used in the in the client_secret



Please use a client_secret which does not contain special characters 


See Also




Security Center, OAuth, destination settings, Client Secret, 401, ServiceApplicationException, access token, token URL , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-INC-SEC , Security Center , LOD-SF-INT , Integrations , LOD-SF-INT-INC , Integration Center , LOD-SF-INT-ODATA-OAU , ODATA OAUTH Authentication , Problem


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