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SAP SuccessFactors Integration with OAuth2SAMLBearerAssertion flow.

This authorization flow allows for propagation of a user’s identity [together with user’s authorizations] from any client application deployed anywhere all the way through to the asset management service (like SAP SuccessFactors in this instance).

 

A truly end to end Single Sign On!

Putting it all together.

I divided the SAP SuccessFactors Integration with OAuth2SAMLBearerAssertion authorization flow into the following three categories, namely:

 

Destination Trip advisor
1. SAP SuccessFactors Integration with SAP BTP Destination service
2. SAP SuccessFactors without additional SAP BTP tie-in
3. Additionally, when a target resource cannot be hooked to an IdP (e.g. an edge device) what might be an alternative to using a system (technical) user with either the built-in destination service definition or when a saml bearer assertion is generated with custom code?

 

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Additional resources.

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite OData API: Developer Guide (V2)

Scenario: User Propagation from the Cloud Foundry Environment to SAP SuccessFactors

Extending SAP SuccessFactors in the Cloud Foundry Environment Manually

How to initiate an OAuth connection to SuccessFactors Employee Central?

SuccessFactors Integration For Beginners – Connecting With OAuth

SAP Cloud Integration – OAuth2 SAML Bearer/X.509 Certificate Authentication Support in SuccessFactors Connector

 

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