The Non-Interactive Sessions plugin creates a distinction between interactive and
- Interactive users can log in to the ServiceNow UI and can use their credentials
for SOAP connections if allowed by
security. They can use their credentials for other API connections such as WSDL, JSON, XML, or
XSD without restriction.
- Non-interactive users can only use their credentials to authorize API connections such as
JSON, SOAP, and WSDL. They cannot log in to the ServiceNow UI. The strict security high
security setting determines if non-interactive users are subject to Contextual
Distinguishing between interactive and non-interactive users increases instance security by
ensuring that users conform to the principle of least privilege.