I have created a GET method REST service and trying to Ajax call the service through sforce.connection.remoteFunction from JavaScript. Able to get the Session Id and it hitting the service. But the response was Error 401 Unauthorized. Is there anything I'm missing in the request?

Note: I'm Passing the session Id in the request header.

Attaching my Script:

<script type="text/javascript">
window.onload = setupPage;

function setupPage() {
var result = sforce.connection.login("myloginmailid", "pwd+security token"); 
sforce.connection.init(result.sessionId, 'Service URL'); 
    <!-- Salesforce Remote Connection-->  

        url : "Service URL",
        requestHeaders: {"Authorization":"Bearer"+__sfdcSessionId, "Content-Type":"application/json", "Connection":"Keep-Alive" },
        method: "GET",
        onSuccess : function(response) {
              alert("Success" +response);  
       onFailure : function(response) {
              alert("Failed" + response)
  • Did you setup OAuth? – erbdex Sep 27 '13 at 9:52
  • @erbdex I added the domain name "ap1.salesforce.com" in Remote Settings.Got the session Id through "sforce.connection.login" method. – Dinesh Sep 27 '13 at 9:55
  • @Dinesh can you post the script you tried ? – Ashwani Sep 27 '13 at 9:59
  • @responsive Attached my script. Is there anything I'm missing in request? "__sfdcSessionId" is the session id i got through these script, <script type="text/javascript"> var __sfdcSessionId = '{!GETSESSIONID()}'; </script> – Dinesh Sep 27 '13 at 10:15
  • You can just set the session ID directly: sforce.connection.sessionId = __sfdcSessionId. – sfdcfox Sep 27 '13 at 14:21

Finally i got the solution,

  1. In the sforce.connection.init method we have to pass the "current Session Id" of the organization from which we are requesting,
  2. As responsive mentioned provide space between Bearer and session id.

Changed line of code:

sforce.connection.init(__sfdcSessionId, 'Service URl');


First thing I am seeing is you are missing space between Bearer and __sfdcSessionId. Add space and try it

requestHeaders: {"Authorization":"Bearer<addSpace>"+__sfdcSessionId, "Content-Type":"application/json", "Connection":"Keep-Alive" },

  • I added space between Bearer and my session id , It's not working – Dinesh Sep 27 '13 at 10:45

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