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SuccessFactors ODATA connection properties

When you set up a SuccessFactors ODATA connection, you must configure the connection properties.
The following table describes the SuccessFactors ODATA connection properties:
Connection property
Description
Connection Name
Enter a unique name for the connection.
Description
Provide a relevant description for the connection.
Type
Select SuccessFactors ODATA from the list.
Runtime Environment
The name of the runtime environment where you want to run the tasks.
Specify a Secure Agent or Hosted Agent.
User name
Optional. Enter the username. For example, enter username@companyID.
Password
Optional. Enter the password.
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. Default is None.
TrustStore File Name
Required if you select a security type.
Name of the truststore file that contains the public certificate for the SuccessFactors server.
Default is infa_truststore.jks.
TrustStore Password
Required if you select a security type.
Password for the truststore file that contains the public certificate for the SuccessFactors server.
KeyStore File Name
Required if you select a security type.
Name of the keystore file that contains the private key for the SuccessFactors server.
Default is infa_truststore.jks.
KeyStore Password
Required if you select a 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 you to have administrator access to the OData API and credentials for a valid account.
  • - OAuth 2.0. Requires you to provide 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.