SAP Open Connectors

ADP Workforce Now2

ADP Workforce Now

Available in the humancapital hub

Connector Information Details
Provider API Documentation Not available
Authentication Custom
Events Polling
Bulk Not supported
Common Resources and Transformations Supported

ADP WorkForce Now Connector Docs

The ADP WorkForce Now connector is available in the humancapital hub.

Authentication Prerequisites

The ADP WorkForce Now connector uses a custom authentication workflow. Before you can provision an instance of the ADP WorkForce Now connector, you need the following:

Provider sandbox

An ADP WorkForce Now account and sandbox are provided by ADP.

Custom credentials

Following are the mandatory fields to authenticate with the ADP WorkForce Now connector:

  • API key
  • API Secret
  • Base64 Encoded JKS 
  • JKS Password 

But the ADP connector requires a few extra steps to authenticate. To locate credentials for your ADP WorkForce Now account:

  1. You will receive credentials including an SSL Certificate and SSL Certificate Private Key from ADP through an email.
  2. Using the SSL Certificate file and the SSL Certificate Private Key files, follow the steps mentioned here to create a Base64 Encoded JavaKeystore and a JKS password for use with the ADP connector.
  3. The API key and API secret will be provided to you by ADP through an email.

Enter these credentials to authenticate with the connector.

Required Authentication Parameters

You can authenticate the ADP Workforce Now connector instance using the UI or via API calls. For detailed information on how to authenticate an instance, see our related documentation:

To authenticate an instance of the ADP Workforce Now connector, you will need the following parameters:

Parameter Name/UI ValueAPI ValueDescriptionSource
OAuth API Keyoauth.api.keyProvided by ADPCustom Credentials
OAuth API Secretoauth.api.secretProvided by ADPCustom Credentials
Base64 Encoded JKSbase64.encoded.jksGenerated before authenticationConnector Builder - Connectors TLS v1.2/Two-Way SSL
JKS Passwordjks.passwordGenerated before authenticationConnector Builder - Connectors TLS v1.2/Two-Way SSL
OAuth Callback URLoauth.callback.urlDefault value is a Connector Instance (API)

Sample Configuration JSON

"configuration": {
    "oauth.api.key": "myApiKey",
    "oauth.api.secret": "[myApiSecret]",
    "base64.encoded.jks": "[myBase64Encodedjks]",
    "jks.password": "[myjkspassword]",
    "oauth.callback.url": ""

Connector Fact Sheet and Reference

Authentication and Configuration Parameters

To see all authentication parameters for the ADP Workforce Now connector, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to SAP Open Connectors and navigate to Connectors.
  2. Hover over the card for a connector, and then click My Resources. 
  3. In the top navigation toolbar, click Setup.
  4. From the Setup page, you can view a complete list of the connector's authentication and configuration parameters.

Events and Supported Resources

The ADP Workforce Now connector supports events via polling. For detailed information about our Events framework and how to configure a connector instance with events, see our documentation:

You can set up events via polling for the employees resource of the ADP Workforce Now connector.

Queryable Endpoints

You can use OCNQL to query the following endpoints of the ADP Workforce Now connector:

  • GET /bulk/jobs
  • GET /employees
  • GET /{objectName}
  • GET /{objectName}/{objectId}/{childObjectName}

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The base URL for all API requests is

Provider Documentation