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Workday offers software solutions for financial management, human resources, and planning.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Users


  1. Workday Domain (required) - The hostname of the Workday server.

  2. Workday Tenant Name (required) - Tenant name as supplied by Workday.

  3. User Name and Password (required) - The credentials for a user account that has the Required Permissions to fetch assets.

  4. Fetch Events Effective X Days Forward (optional, default: 0) - Specify a numerical value to set an effective future date to ensure that information about future hires is accurate. The value can be any integer.

    • If a value is specified, this adapter will fetch information relating to future events up to the number of days set in the future.
    • If this field is left empty, this adapter will not fetch any information relating to future events.
  5. Private Key File (optional) - Select Choose File next to this parameter to upload a private key file for key-cert authentication (Workday recommends using password + cert authentication).

  6. Public Certificate File (optional) - Select Choose File next to this parameter to upload an API Key associated with a user account that has permissions to fetch assets (Workday recommends using password + cert authentication).

  7. Certificate Passphrase (optional) - Specify a certificate passphrase when the certificate file is password-encrypted.

  8. Verify SSL - Select to verify the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Workday Domain. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

  9. HTTPS Proxy (optional) - Connect the adapter to a proxy instead of directly connecting it to the domain.

  10. For details on the common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.


Advanced Settings


From Version 4.6, Advanced settings can either apply for all connections for this adapter, or you can set different advanced settings and/or different scheduling for a specific connection, refer to ​Advanced Configuration for Adapters

  1. Devices Chunk Per Page (optional, default: 200) - Enter the number of users per a single request.
  2. Preferred Email Domain (optional) - Enter the preferred domain for work email addresses (such as for each user. When field is empty, Axonius uses the last email address within the list of addresses in the Mail field.


To learn more about Adapter Configuration tab advanced settings, see Adapter Advanced Settings.


Axonius uses the Workday Human Resources SOAP API.

Required Permissions

The value supplied in User Name must have access to the following domains:

  • Self-Service: Current Staffing Information,
  • Worker Data: Current Staffing Information
  • Worker Data: Workers
  • Worker Data: Public Worker Reports

Version Matrix

This adapter has only been tested with the versions marked as supported, but may work with other versions. Please contact Axonius Support if you have a version that is not listed, and it is not functioning as expected.

Version Supported Notes
34.0 and up Yes

What's Next
Changing your password will log you out immediately. Use the new password to log back in.
First name must have atleast 2 characters. Numbers and special characters are not allowed.
Last name must have atleast 1 characters. Numbers and special characters are not allowed.
Enter a valid email
Enter a valid password
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