User Administration and Authentication

Composite Application Framework Core (CAF Core) uses the user management and authentication mechanisms provided with the SAP NetWeaver platform, in particular the SAP Web Application Server Java. Therefore, the security recommendations and guidelines for user administration and authentication as described in the SAP Web AS Security Guide for Java Technology also apply to CAF Core.

In addition to these guidelines, we include information about user administration and authentication that specifically applies to CAF Core in the following topics:

·        Integration into Single Sign-On Environments

This topic describes how CAF Core supports Single Sign-On mechanisms.