Security Guide for the SAP System Landscape Directory

Purpose

The SAP System Landscape Directory (SLD) is a J2EE application component that runs on the SAP Web Application Server. The SLD acts as the central information provider for all installed system components in your system landscape. For more information, see the SLD documentation.

Security Considerations

The SLD contains specific data about each individual system landscape. This data must be protected from unauthorized access. This security guide contains recommendations for protecting your data and covers the following areas:

?     Network topology

?     Use of Single Sign-On for the SLD

?     Securing Connections to the SLD:

HTTP(S) Connections

RFC/JCo Connections

?     Access Restrictions:

Application Access

Configuring SLD Security Roles