NetIQ has a number of drivers meant to support the SAP Platform of applications. If you are getting started in this, I will warn you that SAP is probably the most complicated driver you will ever work on. Fun, but complicated. I have written a fair bit about the SAP drivers, (there are many SAP…
SAP NetWeaver 7.0 – previously known as 2004s – is the currently available main release of SAP NetWeaver. This collector handles security audit events from the User Management Engine (UME). UME provides security logging which logs important security events such as successful and failed user logons, changes to users, user accounts, roles, and…
On Wall Street, a millisecond delay in compute time could alter the selling price of a share. This may not seem like a big deal, but it’s a huge loss when you’re transacting millions of shares. To gain maximum performance, banks run high-demand transactions on physical servers. But how do they take advantage of the…
Novell Identity Manager has a number of prebuilt drivers available. Geoffrey Carman explains some of the ins and outs of the SAP Business Logic driver.
Here’s part 1 of a series of articles about the SAP HR driver that comes with the Compliance Management Platform to give a better understanding of its inner workings.
The plan is to try and get more articles of this nature, which walk through a default driver configuration, explaining WHAT is going on, and when possible WHY it is done that way, in order to make troubleshooting and modifications easier and safer. If you do not know WHY something is being done, it is often hard to work with it.
SAP Solution Manager can be accessed through the SAP GUI and through a SAP Web Application Server (SAP NetWeaver). Applications like this must be protected especially when it is accessed from the outside world, a name and password combination will simply not do. This is when Access Manager comes into place.
SAP systems will mostly be hidden somewhere deep within a company’s infrastructure, it will not be in the DMZ. In this case the SAP systems we even hosted at SAPHosting – Waldorf Germany. So no way we can reach it from the outside world. Again a good opportunity for Access Manager.
This collector executes a Query who retrieves the last succesful logons to SAP applications like R3, APO, BW.
Here’s an SAP script for NSL 6.01 from Michael Kimble that recognize the main SAP logon window and fills in the username and password fields.