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Authentication and Access for SAP on Azure

Authentication and Access for SAP on Azure - Introduction
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Intermediate
Duration
18m
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Description

This course illustrates how to leverage Azure authentication and access features to simplify and streamline users' experience using SAP running on Azure Infrastructure. Azure Active Directory supports single sign-on to SAP applications, while role-based access control, a fundamental building block Azure Resource Manage, enables system administrators to allow access to and protect the resources hosting an SAP environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Underlying concepts of authentication and access in an Infrastructure as a Service environment
  • Learn the steps required to set up Azure Active Directory Authentication with SAP applications
  • Learn how to apply role-based access control to an SAP environment
  • Use resource locks to add an extra layer of security to your infrastructure

Intended Audience

This course is intended for anyone who wants to boost security for their SAP environments on Azure, through the use of authentication and access practices.

Prerequisites

There are no particular prerequisites required for this course other than a general understanding of user authentication and access.

Transcript

Hi and welcome to this Authentication and Access for SAP on Azure course. This course will primarily look at integrating an SAP landscape with Azure Active Directory and how access control can secure an Azure-hosted environment from a user perspective. Authentication is quite a broad topic, and there are many applications that make up an SAP landscape. That being the case, I will be concentrating on the Azure end of the authentication process, not going into too much detail on specific SAP applications.  There are no particular prerequisites required for this course other than a general understanding of user authentication and access.

My name is Hallam Webber, and I'll be your instructor for this course. We welcome all comments and feedback, so please feel free to reach out to us at support@cloudacademy.com with any questions or comments. Let's authenticate.

About the Author
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Hallam Webber
Software Architect
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Hallam is a software architect with over 20 years experience across a wide range of industries. He began his software career as a  Delphi/Interbase disciple but changed his allegiance to Microsoft with its deep and broad ecosystem. While Hallam has designed and crafted custom software utilizing web, mobile and desktop technologies, good quality reliable data is the key to a successful solution. The challenge of quickly turning data into useful information for digestion by humans and machines has led Hallam to specialize in database design and process automation. Showing customers how leverage new technology to change and improve their business processes is one of the key drivers keeping Hallam coming back to the keyboard.