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  3. Connection configuration
  4. Connection properties
  5. Swagger file generation for REST V2 connections

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SuccessFactors ODATA connection properties

SuccessFactors ODATA connection properties

When you set up a SuccessFactors ODATA connection, configure the connection properties.
The following table describes the SuccessFactors ODATA connection properties:
Property
Description
Connection Name
Name of the connection.
Each connection name must be unique within the organization. Connection names can contain alphanumeric characters, spaces, and the following special characters: _ . + -,
Maximum length is 255 characters.
Description
Description of the connection. Maximum length is 4000 characters.
Type
The SuccessFactors ODATA connection type.
Runtime Environment
The name of the runtime environment where you want to run the tasks.
Specify a Secure Agent or Hosted Agent.
User name
The user name to access the SuccessFactors ODATA account. For example, enter username@companyID.
Password
The password to access the SuccessFactors ODATA account.
Even if you use OAuth 2.0 authentication, you must still enter the user name and password of the SuccessFactors ODATA account.
URL
SuccessFactors service root URL. For example, enter https://apisalesdemo8.successfactors.com/odata/v2.
Security Type
Security protocol that you can use to establish a secure connection with the SuccessFactors server. Select SSL or TLS.
TrustStore File Name
Applies to security type.
Name of the truststore file that contains the public certificate for the SuccessFactors server.
TrustStore Password
Applies to security type.
Password for the truststore file that contains the public certificate for the SuccessFactors server.
KeyStore File Name
Applies to security type.
Name of the keystore file that contains the private key for the SuccessFactors server.
KeyStore Password
Applies to security type.
Password for the keystore file that contains the private key for the SuccessFactors server.
Authentication Type
Method to authenticate the user.
Select one of the following authentication types:
  • HTTP Basic Authentication. Requires administrator access to the OData API and credentials for a valid account.
  • OAuth 2.0. Requires a valid token and a registered OAuth 2.0 client application.
API KEY
Enter the API key that the OAuth Utility returns when you register your OAuth 2.0 client application. For more information about API key, see SuccessFactors documentation.
PRIVATE KEY
Enter the private key that the OAuth Utility returns when you generate the X.509 certificate. For more information about private key, see SuccessFactors documentation.
COMPANY ID
If you select OAuth 2.0 authentication, enter your company ID that SuccessFactors returns when you create an account in SuccessFactors.

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