SAP Connector

Introduction

Description

SAP Connector could manage a SAP system.

Managed System

This connector is specific for integration with a SAP system through its interface BAPIs under the RFC standard.

For more information about SAP, please visit the following page: SAP

For more information to check if your system may be synchronized with this connector you do not hesitate to contact us through our Contact form

Prerequisites

  1. The SAP Java Connector (JCO) must be installed in the host where the syncserver is running.
  2. A SAP account must be created with permission to execute user administration BAPIs using RFC. Additionally, the attached SAP Role definition Y_SOFFID.SAP can be used to assign permissions to SOFFID RFC user.
  3. The following transport order should be applied in order to synchronize passwords: K953376.de1 R953376.de1

Download and Install

This addon is located in the Connectors section and its name is SAP Connector.

For more information about the installation process you can visit the Addons Getting started page.

Agent Configuration

This connector could manage User, Account and Role objects.

Basic

Generic parameters

After the installation of the addon, you may create and configure agent instances.

This addon has 3 available agents:

The choice of the correct agent it depends on the JCO version installed in your environment.

For more information about how you may configure the generic parameters of the agent, see the following link: Agents configuration

Custom parameters

Below there are the specific parameters for this agent implementation:

Parameter

Description

Usuari

User name to authenticate

Password

Password of the user to authenticate

Host

Host of the instance of the SAP

Client number del servidor

Client number of the server

System Number

System number of the server

Idioma del servidor

Language of the server

Desbloqueig d'usuaris bloquejats (S/N)

Values [ S | N ]. If "S" allows to Soffid to unblock blocked users

Manage SAP roles

Values [ YES | NO ]. If "YES" allows to Soffid manage Roles

SAP Payroll to get employee data

SAP payroll to get employee data

Attribute mappings

The attribute mappings are only available for SAP Customizable (JCO 3) addon.

Properties

Nothing to configure. There are no properties

Attributes

You can customize attribute mappings, you only need to select system objects and the Soffid objects related, manage their attributes, and make either inbound and outbound attribute mappings.

Using SAP connector you can map users.

For more information about how you may configure attribute mapping, see the following link: Soffid Attribute Mapping Reference

Load triggers

You can define BeanShell scripts that will be triggered when data is loaded into Soffid (incoming triggers). The trigger result will be a boolean value, true to continue or false to stop.

Triggers can be used to validate or perform a specific action just before performing an operation or just after performing an operation into Soffid objects.

To view some examples, visit the Incoming triggers examples page.

Account metadata

Agents allow you to create additional data, on the "Account metadata" tab, to customize the accounts created for that agent. This additional information will be loaded with the agent's information, or calculated as defined in the mappings.
The additional data can be used in both mappings and triggers.

The attributes which you define here will be shown when you click on the proper account, on the Accounts Tabs at user page.

Operational

Monitoring

After the agent configuration you could check in the monitoring page if the service is running in the Synchronization Server, please go to:

Tasks

Authoritative

If you are checked "Authorized identity source", an automatic task to load identities from the managed system to Soffid is available, please go to:

And you will something like "Import authoritative data from <AGENT_NAME>".

Reconcile

If your are configured the "Attribute Mapping" tab with some of our objects: "user, account or role,", an automatic task to synchronize these objects from the managed system to Soffid is available, please go to:

And you will something like "Reconcile all accounts from <AGENT_NAME>".

Synchronization

About the synchronization of the objects, there are two possible options:

For more information about how you may configure the generic parameters of the agent, see the following link: Agents configuration



Revision #24
Created 19 April 2021 15:28:41 by pgarcia@soffid.com
Updated 13 May 2022 09:03:02 by pgarcia@soffid.com